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  1. List of paraphrases for "defections":

    desertions, no-shows, resignations, drop-outs, dropouts

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  1. Brooks Simpson:

    He could have pushed for certain measures that would have no chance of passage even in his own party, he could, in other words, march with 'the Squad' and everything. He wouldn’t get anything done. There are limits. He cannot risk defections because, unlike impeachment and some other things, there aren’t going to be defections from the Mitt Romneys or the Susan Collinses on these issues.

  2. Manabu Terata:

    The disappointment with the DPJ wasn't due to policies but governance - instability, infighting, defections and three premiers in three years, we haven't shown ... that we were able to improve and strengthen our governance as a party.

  3. Peter Bjarkman:

    If there were any hopes of one, the Gurriel family would have been the first to know and the brothers would have waited. This would indicate to me that the Cubans are not yet ready to work any accord with MLB and the defections will continue.

  4. Nic Robertson:

    More recently the TTP has had high level defections to ISIS, the leaders taking their fighters with them, iSIS is focused on an Afghan fight, and the TTP have brought significant fire power with them to help ISIS grow. But in this region the Taliban is still dominant.

  5. Bob Jordan:

    If we were to add fees, particularly the bag and change fees, the loss of the revenue from customer defections would be higher than the fee revenue we'd gain.


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