Example sentences for: defected

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

  • 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.

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

  • ( Post defectors include Celestine Bohlen, Gwen Ifill, Julia Preston, Michael Specter, Patrick Tyler, Patti Cohen, and David Richards--who defected back.

  • "The letter that led to Mr. Vulterin's dismissal is believed to have followed leaks from within the BIS revealing a successful MI6 operation in which Iraq's leading spymaster in the region defected to the West," the newspaper said.

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


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