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Definition of Derelict


  1. Given up or forsaken by the natural owner or guardian; left and abandoned; as, derelict lands.
  2. Lost; adrift; hence, wanting; careless; neglectful; unfaithful.
  3. A thing voluntary abandoned or willfully cast away by its proper owner, especially a ship abandoned at sea.
  4. A tract of land left dry by the sea, and fit for cultivation or use.
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Derelict Translations

derelict in German is verlassen
derelict in Spanish is derrelicto