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desertion

noun [U]  /dɪˈzɜr·ʃən/ us  
the act of leaving without permission, or without planning to return Desertion is also the act of leaving someone in a difficult situation or without help.
Translations of “desertion”
in Korean 내버림…
in Arabic هَجر…
in Portuguese deserção…
in Catalan abandonament, deserció…
in Japanese 逃亡, 遺棄, 放棄…
in Italian diserzione…
in Chinese (Traditional) 逃走, 當逃兵…
in Chinese (Simplified) 逃走, 当逃兵…
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