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  • Abandon — A*ban don ([.a]*b[a^]n d[u^]n), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Abandoned} ( d[u^]nd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Abandoning}.] [OF. abandoner, F. abandonner; a (L. ad) + bandon permission, authority, LL. bandum, bannum, public proclamation, interdiction, bannire to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • allegiance — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ full, strong ▪ We will give our full allegiance to the party. ▪ traditional ▪ shifting ▪ It is hard to keep up with the shifting …   Collocations dictionary

  • Allegiance (jeu vidéo) — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Allegiance. Allegiance Éditeur Microsoft Développeur Microsoft Research Date de sortie …   Wikipédia en Français

  • abandon — verb 1 leave sb/sth ADVERB ▪ hastily ▪ The town had been hastily abandoned. PHRASES ▪ abandon sb to their fate ▪ be left abandoned …   Collocations dictionary

  • Exit counseling — Exit counseling, also termed strategic intervention therapy, cult intervention or thought reform consultation is an intervention designed to persuade an individual to leave a group perceived to be a cult. It is distinguished from deprogramming by …   Wikipedia

  • defect — de·fect / dē ˌfekt, di fekt/ n: something or a lack of something that results in incompleteness, inadequacy, or imperfection: as a: a flaw in something (as a product) esp. that creates an unreasonable risk of harm in its normal use see also… …   Law dictionary

  • Deprogramming — refers to actions that attempt to force a person to abandon allegiance to a religious, political, economic, or social group. Methods and practices may involve kidnapping and coercion.[1] Similar actions, when done without force, are called exit… …   Wikipedia

  • Fan loyalty — is the loyalty felt and expressed by a fan towards the object of his/her fanaticism. Allegiances can be strong or weak. The loyalties of sports fans have been studied by psychologists, who have determined several factors that create such… …   Wikipedia

  • defect — I. n. 1. Deficiency, lack, want, destitution, default. 2. Imperfection, blemish, flaw. 3. Fault, failing, foible. II. v. n. Abandon allegiance, break fealty, desert, revolt, fall away from duty …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • defect — n 1. fault, error, mistake; imperfection, failing, weakness, infirmity, frailty; drawback, liability, weak point; blemish, birthmark, blot, stain, scar, cicatrice, deformity; flaw, scratch, crack, spot, tear, blotch; vice, foible; (all usu. pi.,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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