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The state of having been abandoned and become dilapidated
“Following a lengthy period of dereliction it has now developed into a most attractive street once again.”
The shameful failure to fulfil one's obligations
“Investigators concluded that 18 soldiers committed war crimes ranging from murder and assault to dereliction of duty.”
A defect in character
“… believes that society is guilty of a moral dereliction if it does not care for those unable to care for themselves.”
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