Example sentences for: defection

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

  • Republican congressional leaders reportedly hit the roof over the governors' defection and, under that pressure, they fudged their stand somewhat.

  • 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."

  • T > R > S > P), one enters a new game, "chicken" (also called the "snowdrift" or "hawk-dove" game), in which one no longer necessarily expects mutual defection [ 4 ] . Indeed, if R > T and S > P, then the game becomes "mutualism," in which players are expected to cooperate all the time, regardless of what the opponent does [ 7 ] .

  • Thus, the title becomes equally appropriate as an umbrella for Anna's story, its consequences on her contemporaries, and the novel's preoccupation with the agrarian defection from that society of (Tolstoy's stand-in) Levin.

  • Playing down his defection, the New China News Agency said that he "did not mean to betray the State, the nation, the monastery, or the leadership."


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