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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: defection(0.01280 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to defection.
English → Indonesian (quick)
English → English (WordNet)
n 1: withdrawing support or help despite allegiance or
responsibility; “his abandonment of his wife and
children left them penniless” [syn: desertion, abandonment]
2: the state of having rejected your religious beliefs or your
political party or a cause (often in favor of opposing
beliefs or causes) [syn: apostasy, renunciation]
English → English (gcide)
Defection \De*fec"tion\, n. [L. defectio: cf. F. d['e]fection.
Act of abandoning a person or cause to which one is bound by
allegiance or duty, or to which one has attached himself;
desertion; failure in duty; a falling away; apostasy;
backsliding. “Defection and falling away from God.” --Sir
The general defection of the whole realm. --Sir J.