Example sentences for: defected

How can you use “defected” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • When a son-in-law defected to Jordan in 1995, Saddam enticed him back to Iraq with promises of forgiveness, but then had him assassinated.

  • The WP adds to the buzz around that new book by the KGB guy who defected to the Brits.

  • Apple has run into this problem in recent years, as Mac users have defected to Windows because fewer and fewer companies are writing Mac-compatible versions of their programs.

  • Cuban teams are among the best in the world (and several stars have defected to the US major leagues).

  • All this information was contained in "the Mitrokhin archive"--a vast haul of documents smuggled out of Russia by Vasili Mitrokhin, 77, a former KGB archivist who defected to Britain in 1992.


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