Example sentences for: defected

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

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

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

  • Two Khmer Rouge leaders defected to Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen in exchange for protection from trial.

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