Definition of Defections

1. Noun. (plural of defection) ¹

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Definition of Defections

1. defection [n] - See also: defection

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Defections

defecation reflex
defect of speech
defections (current term)
defective bacteriophage
defective interfering particle
defective number
defective numbers
defective on arrival
defective organism
defective phage
defective pleading
defective probacteriophage
defective prophage
defective verb
defective verbs

Literary usage of Defections

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1. Persona Non Grata: The Expulsion of Civilians from Israeli-occupied Lebanon by Virginia N. Sherry (1999)
"1999: A New Pattern of SLA defections and Expulsions In 1999, there has been a cycle of defections from the SLA, which has been followed by expulsions of ..."

2. A history of the Romans under the empire by Charles Merivale (1865)
"Overthrow of the Parthian monarchy.—Trajan launches on the Persian Gulf.—Is recalled by defections in his rear.—His ill success before Atra. ..."

3. Life of Thurlow Weed Including His Autobiography and a Memoir by Thurlow Weed, Harriet A. Weed, Thurlow Weed Barnes (1883)
"defections FROM THE PARTY. — ALBERT H. TRACY. 1832. — IN the latter part of June we were startled by information that the Asiatic cholera, ..."

4. China and the Chinese: A General Description of the Country and Its by John Livingston Nevius (1869)
"Temptations and defections of Church Members.—Differences and Estrangements among Christians.—Temptations overruled for Good.—Experience of two Native ..."

5. The Christian Science Journal by Mary Baker Eddy (1895)
"defections IN THE THEOSOPHICAL SOCIETY. THE Theosophical Society, which started out in India with the avowed object of converting the whole world, ..."

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