Example sentences for: defection

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

  • The en masse defection of the major tobacco manufacturers from Congress' efforts at a settlement leads everywhere.

  • The Los Angeles Times lead claims that the findings will compound problems that are already eroding Microsoft's dominance of the software industry, including: the defection of top talent; the emergence of new computing platforms; and the evolution of Web-based applications.

  • On Meet the Press Pat Buchanan all but announces his defection to the Reform Party.

  • Scholars agree the defection is likely embarrassing to the Chinese government, but the Chinese government's spin is that "it was due to a split in his movement rather than disillusionment with life in China."

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


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