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DEFECTOR [1 record]

Record 1 2012-12-04

English

Subject field(s)
  • Electoral Systems and Political Parties
DEF

A person who defects ...

OBS

defect: To forsake one's own country, group, party, or religion, for another, especially another that is opposed to or different from it.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Systèmes électoraux et partis politiques
DEF

Personne qui abandonne son parti pour rallier le parti adverse [...]

OBS

«défectionnaire» : On ne retrouve ce terme que dans le Dictionnaire encyclopédique Quillet et dans le grand Robert. Il semble donc être plus rare.

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Sistemas electorales y partidos políticos
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