Examples of dereliction in a Sentence
the dereliction of a cause by its leaders
The officer was formally charged with dereliction of duty.
a serious dereliction of duty
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Mims has been punished for abandoning watch and dereliction of duty.
Anything short of that would be dereliction of duty.
Petty Officer 3rd Class Peter Mims, a gas turbine systems technician on the USS Shiloh, was charged with abandoning watch and dereliction of duty, the US Navy said Tuesday.
But in the end, only one was convicted - of dereliction of duty.
Perhaps the single most important dereliction of duty by Congress in recent years is the expiration of the ban on assault weapons and large capacity magazines, which was enacted in 1994 and lasted only for ten years.
To do less than this is, in my opinion, is a severe dereliction of stewardship and leadership.
Prosecutors argued that Yingluck was guilty of dereliction of duty.
That would be a dereliction of presidential responsibility.
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