Example sentences for: defection

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

  • Second, a famous example of PD comes from the trench-warfare of World War I [ 1 ] , in which opposing lines of troops preferred to cooperate in maintaining a local peace rather than risk death in mutual defection (and reversion to reciprocated attacks).

  • T > R > S > P), one enters a new game, "chicken" (also called the "snowdrift" or "hawk-dove" game), in which one no longer necessarily expects mutual defection [ 4 ] . Indeed, if R > T and S > P, then the game becomes "mutualism," in which players are expected to cooperate all the time, regardless of what the opponent does [ 7 ] .

  • As often happens in campaigns, Brown suffered an embarrassing defection last month, when writer Walter Kirn quit and told the press he had been saddled with "celebrity profile assignments."

  • The Los Angeles Times lead claims that the findings will compound problems that are already eroding Microsoft's dominance of the software industry, including: the defection of top talent; the emergence of new computing platforms; and the evolution of Web-based applications.

  • The New York Times says his defection to the West in 1990 helped topple Albania's Communist regime.


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