Learn English Grammar From A–Z
1Military deserción femininePolitics defección feminine
- According to the CBS News programme 60 Minutes, there have been 5,500 desertions amongst US troops.
- In 1921 King George V granted him a pardon on the desertion charge.
- He just finished serving 30 days in jail for his 1965 desertion.
- Congress first offered service pensions to officers in 1781, in order to prevent mass desertion.
- There was not an instance of desertion in the battalion.
- We confined our trapping to the late stages of incubation to minimize nest desertion due to trapping procedures.
- Often the socio-economic implications arising out of desertions by the spouse is overlooked by society.
- Paradoxically, the distrust is further fuelled by the desertion of an assistant counsel on the team last month.
- His guilt about his desertion of the weaker boy was to provide the story of his television play Old Flames.
- Any desertion on Edith's part is terminated by Robert agreeing to the separation.
- The desertion of the small family farm constitutes the largest population movement in American history.
- Novels of alienation and misery are common currency, tales of abuse, violence and desertion are run-of-the-mill stuff for British fiction.
- The wife may ask for divorce based on impotence, non-support, and desertion or lengthy absence.
- However, separation and desertion remain far more common.
- When desertion was only suspected after two checks, further checks were conducted until the status of the nest became clear.
- Spousal desertion automatically invokes this right.
- High densities of argasid ticks have been linked to egg and seabird nestlings desertion and lower survival of Cattle Egrets.
- Desertion was recognized if one or both parents were not seen at the nest for at least two consecutive nest checks.
- They tell their own story of desertions, food rationing, shortage of ammunition and other difficulties.
- Desertion, arson and poor or slow work were the most common ways of showing resistance by slaves.
- Thus the idea of desertion runs through both the frame narrative and the inner story of "On Greenhow Hill."
- Divorce can be obtained on the bases of adultery, intolerable behavior, desertion, and de facto separation.
- She plans to crash the party and reveal that she is Godfrey's wife so that she can avenge Godfrey's desertion.
- Does the past success of the brood influence the timing of mate desertion?
- Ultimately, "want of confidence" turned into actual desertion.
2(of family, place)abandono masculine
3(of cause, principles)deserción feminine