Defection is defined as deserting your country or cause.verb
When you are supposed to be in the army serving your country and you flipflop sides and start working for the other side, this is an example of defection.YourDictionary definition and usage example. Copyright © 2013 by LoveToKnow Corp.
- abandonment of loyalty, duty, or principle; desertion
- the act of defecting from one's country
- a failing or failure
Origin: L defectio < defectus: see defect
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