patent defect Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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patent defectnoun [C]

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a ​fault in a ​product, ​property, or ​document that could be noticed by careful ​examination, and is usually noticed before a ​sale or ​agreement: The ​lawrecognises two ​types of ​defects: ​patentdefects, which are obvious ones like ​brokenwindows, and ​latentdefects, which are not so immediately obvious.
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