how to pronounce defector


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defector is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of defector in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… as a professional defector it was over …”

meanings of defector


  1. One who defects.

defector frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word defector occurs in english on average 0.5 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics defector can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that defector can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

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