Example sentences for: defection

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

  • The New York Times ' top non-local story is Act II of its lead yesterday about an ultra-religious party's possible defection from Israel's coalition government.

  • 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."

  • This denotes the temptation to defect (T), which is the best option against the reward for mutual cooperation (R) which is in turn better than mutual defection (P), with the worst payoff coming from the Sucker's payoff (S) for cooperating when the opponent defects.

  • Hence, rational players should always defect regardless of what the opponent does (in both a one shot game and for predicted responses over repeated games due to backward induction from an expected final defection), leading to the question of why cooperation emerges.

  • He's turning 50 and just returned to the former Soviet Union for the first time since his 1974 defection.


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