Definition of 'defection'
Example sentences containing 'defection'
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Speculation about further defections continued to sweep the party last night. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The defection comes at an awkward time for Mr Cameron. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Camelot adds a muchneeded touch of quality to an Arc that has recently seen three high-profile defections. The Sun (2012)This is likely to prompt further defections over and above the 124 MPs who have already confirmed that they will resign. Times, Sunday Times (2010)He will also be braced for further defections by MPs fearful of losing their seats if they stick with the Tories. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
Synonyms of 'defection'
desertion, revolt, rebellion, abandonment
Trends of 'defection'
Used Occasionally. defection is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Definition of defection from the Collins English Dictionary
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