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dereliction

The gradual receding of water to leave dry land.
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In an interview with ONE News' "The Chiefs," DILG Undersecretary Epimaco Densing III said that the department's administrative complaints filed before the Office of the Ombudsman are for offenses of grave misconduct and dereliction of duty for their failure to curb the drug problem in their respective areas.
However, by the late 1980s the castle had once more fallen into a state of dereliction.
"If Gareth Southgate does not take a Chris Powell or a Chris Ramsey to Russia and our black players are subjected to racial abuse then it is a dereliction of his duty.
Dahil kapag hindi naman inaresto, it will be dereliction of duty [If the person has a case, a warrant of arrest or if there's basis for a warrantless arrest, he must be arrested.
A local consumer advocacy group said Wednesday it has lodged a complaint with state prosecutors against a former head of South Korean policy lender Korea Development Bank (KDB) over alleged breach of trust and dereliction of duty related to management troubles at Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering Co.
He even hinted that the reported decision of the commissioners to back off from the conduct of the village polls is a 'dereliction of duty.'
Chinese state media said Wednesday that the president of Tianjin Port Group, Zheng Qingyue, has been fired and will now be prosecuted for dereliction of duty.
Calazaza's Delicious Dereliction (translations of Suzanne Dracius,
China has formally detained a dozen people over explosions in the city of Tianjin this month that killed at least 145 people, and has accused 11 officials and port executives of dereliction of duty or abuse of power.
It has been said that flogging RBS shares at a massive loss to casino city traders is not just a travesty, it is a dereliction of duty in addition to the taxpayer - funding banks, the rest of the Royal Mail, the investment bank and the Royal Mint, could be sold off.
But a new study says raising limits for contributions without changes to the current scheme would be "a dereliction of fiscal responsibility." Video provided by CBC
Beijing, Shawwal 8, 1435, Aug 4, 2014, SPA -- The death toll from a factory blast in east China's Jiangsu Province rose to 75 on Monday, when a senior official in charge of the country's work safety said "very serious dereliction of duty" was behind the accident.