Examples of desertion in a Sentence
the soldiers were imprisoned for desertion of their posts
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They are preoccupied solely with sniffing out betrayal and class desertion.
Assad needs them: His army has been decimated by war and desertions.
During 2008’s battle for Basra, Iraqi forces relied heavily on U.S. and British support — and still saw more than a thousand desertions.
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Legal Definition of desertion
: the forsaking of a person, post, or relationship: as a : permanent withdrawal from living with one's spouse without the spouse's consent and without cause or justification Editor's note: Desertion is a ground for divorce in many states. b : intentional permanent termination of custody over one's child; also : abandonment c : abandonment of military duty without leave and without the intent to return
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