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Turkish translation of “desert”


verb     /dɪˈzɜːt/
PERSON [T] to leave someone and never come back
He deserted his family .Disloyalty, betrayal and treason
PLACE [T] to leave a place , so that it is empty
bir yeri terketmek
People are deserting the countryside to work in towns .Departing
ARMY [I, T] to leave the army without permission
firar etmek, kaçmak
Joining or leaving the armyDisloyalty, betrayal and treason
desertion     /dɪˈzɜːʃən/ noun [U]
(Definition of desert verb from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)

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