Example sentences for: defected

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

  • 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.

  • Michael Forbes, R-N.Y., defected to the Democratic Party.

  • The fact that Ceppos has defected to the dark side merely fuels the fire.

  • 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.

  • Peter Pringle's ticktock of the legal battle, Cornered: Big Tobacco at the Bar of Justice , answers the first question: The plaintiffs' lawyers and the attorneys general proved indefatigable; incriminating documents were leaked from inside the big tobacco companies; an important industry scientist defected; and, most importantly, Wall Street, fearing a bottomless payout, signaled the industry to submit.


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