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defect

noun [C]  us   /ˈdi·fekt, dɪˈfekt/

defect noun [C] (SOMETHING WRONG)

something that is lacking or that is not exactly right in someone or something: The cars have a defect in the electrical system that may cause them to stall.
defective
adjective  us   /dɪˈfek·tɪv/
I replaced the defective light switch.
Translations of “defect”
in Vietnamese khuyết điểm…
in Spanish defecto…
in Thai ข้อบกพร่อง…
in Malaysian belot…
in French défaut…
in German der Fehler…
in Chinese (Traditional) 缺點, 缺陷, 瑕疵…
in Indonesian cacat…
in Russian дефект, неисправность…
in Turkish kusur, eksik…
in Chinese (Simplified) 缺点, 缺陷, 瑕疵…
in Polish wada, defekt, usterka…
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