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1. defection

noun. ['dɪˈfɛkʃən'] withdrawing support or help despite allegiance or responsibility.

Synonyms

  • withdrawal
  • deviationism
  • abscondment
  • desertion
  • abandonment
  • unauthorized absence
  • absence without leave

Antonyms

  • content
  • acknowledgment
  • welcome
  • acceptation

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Rhymes with Defection

  • overprotection
  • introspection
  • interconnection
  • circumspection
  • reinspection
  • predilection
  • disinfection
  • disconnection
  • recollection
  • preelection
  • interjection
  • imperfection
  • disaffection
  • resurrection
  • reflection
  • reelection
  • redirection
  • projection
  • intersection
  • insurrection
  • inspection
  • inflection
  • convection
  • confection
  • complexion
  • selection
  • rejection
  • protection
  • perfection
  • objection

2. defection

noun. ['dɪˈfɛkʃən'] the state of having rejected your religious beliefs or your political party or a cause (often in favor of opposing beliefs or causes).

Synonyms

  • renunciation
  • rejection

Antonyms

  • contentedness
  • favorable reception
  • state of affairs

Sentences with defection


1. Noun, singular or mass
If you are close to closing a deal or have made an agreement, inform key employees first to ensure you stop any defection plans they might have.

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