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defectiveadjective

uk   /dɪˈfek.tɪv/ us   /dɪˈfek.tɪv/
(Definition of defective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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defectiveadjective

uk   /dɪˈfektɪv/ us  
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
(Definition of defective from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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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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