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dereliction División en sílabas: der·e·lic·tion
Pronunciación: /ˌderəˈlikSH(ə)n/

Definición de dereliction en inglés:

sustantivo

1The state of having been abandoned and become dilapidated: every year valuable gardens start the slow slide to dereliction
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • The business park will help regenerate this area disadvantaged by years of industrial decay and dereliction.
  • At first he was turned down - the Commission said no-one would want to come to such a scene of industrial dereliction.
  • There would have been no poll tax, race riots, rail privatisation and less industrial dereliction.
Sinónimos
dilapidation, disrepair, deterioration, ruin, rack and ruin;
1.1 (usually dereliction of duty) The shameful failure to fulfill one’s obligations.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Investigators concluded that 18 soldiers committed war crimes ranging from murder and assault to dereliction of duty.
  • And the charges he faces right now include assault, maltreatment, indecent acts, dereliction of duty, and conspiracy.
  • Ministers resigned even if caught in an unbecoming controversy suggesting dereliction of duty, attracting public accountability even if without fault.
Sinónimos

Origen

Late 16th century: from Latin derelictio(n-), from the verb derelinquere (see derelict).

Palabras que riman con dereliction

addiction, affliction, benediction, constriction, conviction, crucifixion, depiction, diction, eviction, fiction, friction, infliction, interdiction, jurisdiction, malediction, restriction, transfixion, valediction

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