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desert

verb /diˈzəːt/
to go away from and leave without help etc; to leave or abandon
verlassen
Why did you desert us?
to run away, usually from the army
fahnenflüchtig werden
He was shot for trying to desert.
deserted adjective with no people etc
ausgestorben
The streets are completely deserted.
abandoned
verlassen
his deserted wife and children.
deserter noun a man who deserts from the army etc.
der Fahnenflüchtige
desertion /-ʃən/ noun (an) act of deserting.
das Verlassen
(Definition of desert from the Password English-German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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