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predefection (not comparable)
- Before defection.
2007 August 29, Jennifer Dunning, “Love Lost and Fame Gained for a Young Nureyev”, New York Times:
- The predefection years have so far been portrayed best in “Rudolf Nureyev: Three Years in the Kirov Theater,” a loving, little-known collection of reminiscences by friends and colleagues published in 1995 in Russia.