Example sentences for: defected

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

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

  • First at Harper's Bazaar , where he was a protégé of the legendary editor Carmel Snow and her equally celebrated art director Alexey Brodovitch, and then at Vogue , to which he defected, for a million-dollar contract, in 1966, Avedon's covers and spreads defined the frothy, exuberant spirit of American fashion photography in what will likely be remembered as its golden age.

  • The New York Times fronts Iraq, but goes instead with the decision by Cambodia's prime minister to defy international pressure by not putting on trial two top Khmer Rouge leaders who just defected into his custody last Saturday.


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