Bedeutung von “defect” — Learner’s Dictionary

defect

verb [ I ] us uk /dɪˈfekt/

to leave your country or organization and go to join an enemy country or competing organization:

He defected to the West.
defection noun [ C, U ] us uk /dɪˈfekʃən/

the act of defecting

defector noun [ C ]

(Definition von “defect verb” aus dem Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)