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defect

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈdiːfekt/
a fault or problem with someone or something: a birth defect A mechanical defect caused the plane to crash.Faults and mistakes
defective
 
 
/dɪˈfektɪv/ adjective
having a fault or problem: defective goods Faults and mistakes
(Definition of defect noun from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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