Origin of defector
Related formsnon·de·fec·tor, nounre·de·fec·tor, noun
Examples from the Web for defector
Lankov and Delury make a commonsense point, but Jang, a defector to Seoul, maintains that Kim was removed from power last year.
According to one defector from Harun Yahya, Oktar had sex with all of the “sisters” in the group.The Hedonistic, Possibly Holocaust-Denying Sect That’s Hoodwinking Republican Congressmen|Jay Michaelson|April 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Here was the most recognizable face of radical British politics—a defector.Exclusive: Tommy Robinson, a Prominent British Voice of Hate, Apologizes|Nico Hines|October 11, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Snow Hunters by Paul Yoon A North Korean defector tries to capture peace in Brazil after the Korean War.
They just nabbed two defector army commanders—Hawil's colleagues—trying to raid an arms and ammunition depot in the city.
Didn't hear that he had been—there was a defector named Oswald in the city of Dallas?Warren Commission (4 of 26): Hearings Vol. IV (of 15)|The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
I felt pretty sure anyone that would be a defector they would probably give him a dishonorable discharge.Warren Commission (8 of 26): Hearings Vol. VIII (of 15)|The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
Is it correct that now a defector does come within the scope of your Service?
But there are only very few such as Mr. Oswald, or people in the defector category.
But my question is now, is the defector per se classed as one of those against whom you would take protective measures?