- n.无主，抛弃物; 溺职;
He pleaded guilty to wilful dereliction of duty.
The previous owners had rescued the building from dereliction.
He was found guilty of gross dereliction of duty.
This policeman was punished for his dereliction of duty.
His criticisms of their dereliction of duty were right on the button.
He was reduced to ordinary soldier due to a serious dereliction of duty.
Other conducts involving abusing authority, dereliction of duty and playing favoritism and committing irregularities.
(五)其他滥用职权 、 玩忽职守、徇私舞弊的行为.
Official state media say the two mine officials were detained for alleged dereliction of duty.
1. a tendency to be negligent and uncaring;
"he inherited his delinquency from his father"
"his derelictions were not really intended as crimes"
"his adolescent protest consisted of willful neglect of all his responsibilities"
2. willful negligence