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"defective" in British English

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defectiveadjective

uk   us   /dɪˈfek.tɪv/
C2 Something that is defective has a ​fault in it and does not ​workcorrectly: defective ​brakes defective ​eyesight a defective ​gene I ​think that ​theory is defective.
(Definition of defective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"defective" in Business English

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defectiveadjective

uk   us   /dɪˈfektɪv/
COMMERCE containing a ​fault, or not ​working correctly: The ​company does not ​acceptreturns on any ​technologyproducts unless they're defective or ​damaged. defective ​goods/​products
(Definition of defective from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “defective”
in Chinese (Simplified) 有缺陷的,有毛病的,有问题的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 有缺陷的,有毛病的,有問題的…
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