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derailment

[dee-reyl-muh nt] /diˈreɪl mənt/
noun
1.
the act or process of derailing.
2.
Origin of derailment
1940-1945
1940-45; derail + -ment, or < French déraillement
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n.

1850, from French déraillement, from dérailler "to go off the rails" (see derail).

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