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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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.
Mims has been punished for abandoning watch and dereliction of duty.
But the fact that the White House hasn't nailed down every possible meeting at this point is a dereliction of duty.
This isn’t a dereliction that affects Ms. Yee much.
Blame for the incident should be apportioned appropriately, falling especially on the bureaucrats for their dereliction of duty, but not sparing the designers whose missteps had dogged the building for so long.
The Board of Teaching remains the only state board to be found in contempt of court for its dereliction of duty to license qualified applicants.
This is an appalling dereliction of duty by the people who have been given the great responsibility of running our nation's Olympic program and protecting the children and young adults who are a part of it.
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