The act of defecting from one's country
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An instance of defecting from or abandoning a cause
The act or an instance of renouncing; a giving up formally or voluntarily, often at a sacrifice, of a right, claim, title, etc.
An exchange of equivalent genetic material between homologous chromatids during meiosis
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