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desertion

noun uk   /dɪˈzɜː.ʃən/ us    /-ˈzɝː-/
[C or U] the act of leaving the armed forces without permission: During the war, desertion was punishable by death. There were thousands of desertions in the last weeks of the war. figurative There have been mass desertions from (= a lot of people have left) the party in recent months. [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).
Traducciones de “desertion”
en coreano 내버림…
en árabe هَجر…
en portugués deserção…
en catalán abandonament, deserció…
en japonés 逃亡, 遺棄, 放棄…
en italiano diserzione…
en chino (tradicionál) 逃走, 當逃兵…
en chino (simplificado) 逃走, 当逃兵…
(Definition of desertion from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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