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flawnoun [C]

us   /flɔ/
a fault or weakness, esp. one that happens while something is being planned or made and that makes it not perfect: A flaw in the steering mechanism led to a recall of 200,000 cars.
(Definition of flaw from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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flawnoun [C]

uk   /flɔː/ us  
a fault, mistake, or weakness, especially one that happens while something is being planned or made: The company had to spend millions correcting design flaws.serious/major/minor flaw (in sth) There seemed to be no serious flaws in the proposal and it was recommended for further consideration.
(Definition of flaw from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “flaw”
in Vietnamese vết nhơ, thói xấu, chỗ hỏng…
in Spanish defecto, error…
in Malaysian kecacatan…
in Thai ข้อบกพร่อง…
in French défaut…
in German der Fehler…
in Chinese (Traditional) 錯誤, 缺點, 缺陷,瑕疵…
in Russian изъян, недостаток…
in Turkish zaaf, zayıflık, kusur…
in Chinese (Simplified) 错误, 缺点, 缺陷,瑕疵…
in Indonesian cacat…
in Polish błąd, skaza…
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“flaw” in British English

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Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
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