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defective

adjective
 
 
/dɪˈfektɪv/
COMMERCE containing a fault, or not working correctly: The company does not accept returns on any technology products unless they're defective or damaged. defective goods/products
Translations of “defective”
in Chinese (Traditional) 有缺陷的,有毛病的,有問題的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 有缺陷的,有毛病的,有问题的…
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