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The state of having been abandoned and become dilapidated
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“Following a lengthy period of dereliction it has now developed into a most attractive street once again.”
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The shameful failure to fulfil one's obligations
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“Investigators concluded that 18 soldiers committed war crimes ranging from murder and assault to dereliction of duty.”
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A weakness or defect in character
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The quality or state of being recreant
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An instance or act of wrongdoing or improper behavior
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An act of defying or failing to observe a law, agreement, or code of conduct
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The action or fact of abandoning or being abandoned
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An error or mistake, typically caused by a brief failure of concentration or judgment
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The intentional failure to perform an official duty or legal requirement
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A decline from previously high standards
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