how to pronounce dereliction

dɛɹəlɪkʃən

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“… would be a complete dereliction of duty …”

meanings of dereliction

noun:

  1. Land gained from the water by a change of water-line.
  2. The act of abandoning something, or the state of being abandoned.
  3. Willful neglect of one's duty. The new soldier did not clean his cabin and was scolded for dereliction and disobedience.

words with pronunciation similar to dereliction

demolitiondesolationrecollectionderogationdeposition