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Definition of "defections" []

  • The act or an instance of defecting (noun)
  • Abandonment of duty, allegiance, principles, etc; backsliding (noun)
  • Plural form of defection. (noun)

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Use "defections" in a sentence
  • "As the NRCC suppresses the truth in a vain attempt to elect more Republicans, they could be fueling more defections from the party."
  • "With two defections from the field on Wednesday, Barba's horse Make Music for Me made the 20-horse field for Saturday."
  • "Like Hillary, the defections from the Repubs and the Bush administration will become more frequent in the coming months."