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defect

noun   /ˈdiː.fekt/
a fault or problem in something or someone that spoils that thing or person or causes it, him, or her not to work correctly defecto All the company’s aircraft have been grounded, after a defect in the engine cooling system was discovered. There are so many defects in our education system. It’s a character defect in her that she can’t ever admit she’s wrong.1902
a physical condition in which something is wrong with a part of someone’s body defecto She suffers from a heart/sight/speech defect. The drug has been shown to cause birth defects. Cystic fibrosis is caused by a genetic defect.536
verb   /dɪˈfekt/
to leave a country, political party, etc., especially in order to join an opposing one desertar, defeccionar When the national hockey team visited the US, half the players defected. The British spy, Kim Philby, defected to the Soviet Union/defected from Britain in 1963.1622
defector noun   /dɪˈfek.tər/
desertor, -ora She was one of many Communist Party defectors.1623
(Definition of defect from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

defect

noun /ˈdiːfekt/
a fault or flaw defecto It was a basic defect in her character a defect in the china.
defection /-ʃən/ noun
(an act of) desertion. deserción
defective /-tiv/ adjective
having a fault or flaw defectuoso I had to return the electric kettle because it was defective.
(Definition of defect from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
Translations of “defect”
in Vietnamese khuyết điểm…
in Malaysian belot…
in Thai ข้อบกพร่อง…
in French défaut…
in German der Fehler…
in Chinese (Simplified) 缺点, 缺陷, 瑕疵…
in Turkish kusur, eksik…
in Russian дефект, неисправность…
in Indonesian cacat…
in Chinese (Traditional) 缺點, 缺陷, 瑕疵…
in Polish wada, defekt, usterka…
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