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defection   (Sound)

KK Pronunciation

〔 dIˋfєkʃәn 〕

Pronunciation

〔 diˊfekʃn 〕


Overview of noun defection

The noun defection has 2 senses


  • desertion, abandonment, defection -- (withdrawing support or help despite allegiance or responsibility; "his abandonment of his wife and children left them penniless")

  • apostasy, renunciation, defection -- (the state of having rejected your religious beliefs or your political party or a cause (often in favor of opposing beliefs or causes))