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defector

noun

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a person who abandons a cause or organization usually without right
  • the defector demanded political asylum in exchange for information about his nation's spying operations

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“Defector.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/defector. Accessed 18 Jan. 2022.

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