dereliction
Pronunciation
  • (America, RP) IPA: /dɛɹ.ɪ.ˈlɪk.ʃən/
Noun

dereliction

  1. Willful neglect of one's duty.
    The new soldier did not clean his cabin and was scolded for dereliction and disobedience.
    What he did was a terrible dereliction of duty.
  2. The act of abandoning something, or the state of being abandoned.
  3. Land gained from the water by a change of water-line.
Translations
  • French: prévarication
  • German: Pflichtversäumnis, Dienstpflichtverletzung
  • Russian: сабота́ж
Translations


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