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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All those up the chain of command exhibited gross dereliction of duty by attempting to bury the incident.
Kelly and McGahn are guilty of gross negligence and dereliction of duty and should follow Porter out the door.
Here’s Democratic Representative Steve Cohen: Trump going to mar-a-lago while government shutdown looms is most irresponsible,self absorbed,dereliction of duty ever by a President.
In addition, the Navy is examining one charge of dereliction of duty against a chief petty officer, a senior enlisted leader on the ship.
The charges include negligent homicide, dereliction of duty and hazarding a vessel.
In the termination letter, the chief cited dereliction of duty and insubordination.
These actions and failures risk the health, welfare, and security of the nation, and represent a dereliction of Trump’s constitutional duty to faithfully execute the office of the presidency.
Alston said that the unwillingness of state and local governments to help people with no access to basic services like sewage management represents a dereliction of duty.
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