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He was asked another question about defectors. Times, Sunday Times (2014)How much would they covet or resent a potential defector? Times, Sunday Times (2009)

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Translations for 'defector'

British English: defector NOUN
A defector is someone who leaves their country, political party, or other group, and joins an opposing country, party, or group.
  • American English: defector
  • Brazilian Portuguese: trânsfuga
  • Chinese: 叛变者
  • European Spanish: tránsfuga
  • French: transfuge
  • German: Überläufer
  • Italian: defezionista
  • Japanese: 離反者
  • Korean: 탈주자
  • European Portuguese: trânsfuga
  • Spanish: tránsfuga

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