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I replaced the German translations «Abtrünnige» and «Verräter» by «Überläufer». «Überläufer» focuses on the fact of changing from one party to another, as «turncoat» does. The other words put the focus more on the act of betrayal than on the switching of positions. Therefore they seem to be better translations for «traitor» than for «turncoat». «Überläuferin» is the term for a female «Überläufer». Best regards, Null-null-drei 08:00, 27 May 2010 (UTC)