Translation of "desertion" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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uk /dɪˈzɜː.ʃən/ us /dɪˈzɝː.ʃən/

[ C or U ] the act of leaving the armed forces without permission

During the war, desertion was punishable by death. 戰爭時當逃兵可被判死刑。
There were thousands of desertions in the last weeks of the war. 在戰爭即將結束的最後幾周時間裡發生了數千宗逃兵事件。
figurative There have been mass desertions from (= a lot of people have left) the party in recent months. 數月來出現了大量退黨事件。

[ C or U ] the act of leaving someone behind in a difficult situation

Roger got his divorce on the grounds of desertion (= because his wife had left him). 羅傑因妻子出走而獲准離婚。

(Translation of “desertion” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)