Is defection a Scrabble word?

Yes, defection is a Scrabble word!

...and is worth 15 points in Scrabble, and 17 points in Words with Friends

Defection is a valid Scrabble word.

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Dictionary definitions of the word defection

The meaning of defection


2 definitions of the word defection.


  1. Withdrawing support or help despite allegiance or responsibility
  2. The state of having rejected your religious beliefs or your political party or a cause (often in favor of opposing beliefs or causes)

What Scrabble words can I make with the letters in defection?

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