Definition of “flaw” - English Dictionary

“flaw” in American English

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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)

“flaw” in Business English

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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)