Definition of 'dereliction of duty'
Example sentences containing 'dereliction of duty'
Would it not be a dereliction of duty if she missed it?Times, Sunday Times (2008)
This is a dreadful dereliction of duty.Times, Sunday Times (2012) Times, Sunday Times (2011)
It was a complete dereliction of duty.The Sun (2016)
Anything less would be a grotesque dereliction of duty.The Sun (2016)
Anything less is a dereliction of duty.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
The health trust bosses must be brought to trial for dereliction of duty and scandalous care of patients.The Sun (2013)
Three suspected attackers have been arrested as well as two policemen accused of dereliction of duty and criminal conspiracy.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
But a failure to make a choice and to argue with clarity and conviction would be a dereliction of duty.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
This case and others represent a grotesque dereliction of duty on the part of those charged with the care of vulnerable patients.Times, Sunday Times (2012) Times, Sunday Times (2008)
Anything less than six months might be construed as a dereliction of duty, given the sickening nature of the incident.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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