deserción

deserción(
deh
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sehr
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syohn
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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (act of deserting)
a. desertion (from the army)
El comandante estaba preocupado por el alto porcentaje de deserción que había en las filas.The commander was worried about the increasing percentage of desertion in the ranks.
b. defection (from a political party)
"¡No toleraremos deserción ni traición!", gritó el líder de los socialistas."We will tolerate neither defection nor treason!," shouted the leader of the socialists.
2. (of school)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. dropout
La deserción escolar aumentó en un 14% en la última década.School dropout increased by 14% in the past decade.
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deserción
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (de soldado)
a. desertion
deserción escolardropping out of school
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deserción
1 (Mil) desertion
2 (abandono) (de un partido a otro) defection
FE Polonia: deserción en el Gobierno
(de una actividad) giving up
Después de una sonada deserción de los escenarios,Stephen Fry ha vuelto a Inglaterra Además, ante la segunda deserción obligada del baloncestista a causa de su cuarta personal
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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