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defect

noun [C]  /ˈdi·fekt, dɪˈfekt/ us  

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  /dɪˈfek·tɪv/ us  
I replaced the defective light switch.
Translations of “defect”
in Spanish defecto…
in French défaut…
in German der Fehler…
in Chinese (Traditional) 缺點, 缺陷, 瑕疵…
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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