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Definition of dereliction:

  1. A neglect or omission as if by willful abandonment.
  2. A retiring of the sea, occasioning a change of high- water mark, whereby land is gained.
  3. The act of leaving with an intention not to reclaim or resume; an utter forsaking abandonment.
  4. The state of being left or abandoned.


evasion, default, juvenile delinquency, omission, willful neglect, default, crime, nonfeasance, delinquency, do.

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