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verb [intransitive]     defect pronunciation in American English
/dɪˈfekt/
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present tense
I/you/we/theydefect
he/she/itdefects
present participledefecting
past tensedefected
past participledefected

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  1. to leave a country, political party, or organization and go to another one

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defection

     defection pronunciation in American English
/dɪˈfekʃ(ə)n/ noun [countable/uncountable]
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singulardefection
pluraldefections

defector

     defector pronunciation in American English
noun [countable]
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singulardefector
pluraldefectors
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