dereliction


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dereliction

The gradual receding of water to leave dry land.
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In terms of the Jewellery Quarter, we would support the campaign to remove the current rates burden but we are also developing our own strategy to tackle building dereliction.
THERE'S a lesson to be learned from the tale of the Los Angeles Zoo employee who was forced to resign after failing to raise the alarm about Gita the elephant, who later died: Dereliction of duty while in employ of the city only matters when the victims are of the nonhuman variety.
Now, seen in straightforward still shots that fade into one another, the island looks as if abandoned in a rush: The camera catches deteriorated beds, sewing machines, children's toys, a chemistry lab with bottles out on the tabletops, drips and leaks; the impression of dereliction is reinforced by the obvious disrepair of some of the buildings and by the light overgrowth covering the exteriors.
It is a little known mixture of industrial dereliction and low-key industry, sorely in need of a shot in the arm.
First-generation students or those from minority communities may perceive withdrawal from the rough-and-tumble of everyday problems as dereliction.
The government of President Yahya Jammeh has sacked the police chief, Landing Badjie, who was arrested without explanation on 12 February, accusing him of "serious dereliction of duty".
Military policeman Charles Graner, 36, had been found guilty on Friday of 10 charges of maltreatment, assault and dereliction of duty.
They're all over the place from flunked-out-of-math core to sludgy jazzed-up tempos to times-of-down-and-doomy dereliction.
He says the report "seems to deliberately ignore those who were directly culpable of negligence or dereliction .
They would be talking about dereliction of duty, about being asleep at the wheel.
Apprehension about moral decay was scarcely new, but sex-education activists in the early 1900s focused attention on the moral (sexual) dereliction of middle-class males, who frequented dance halls and worse, rather than on the destructive lusts of the "perishing classes," and in this way they imparted a new urgency to sex education.
A runner who leaves the bag early on a sacrifice fly cannot be called out unless the dereliction is reported to the umpire.