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Defect definition is - an imperfection that impairs worth or utility : shortcoming. ... See the full definition for defect in the English Language Learners Dictionary.

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defect meaning: 1. a fault or problem in something or someone that spoils that thing or person or causes it, him, or her not to work correctly: 2. a physical ...

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1. Defect, blemish, flaw refer to faults that detract from perfection. Defect is the general word for any kind of shortcoming or imperfection, whether literal or ...

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Define defect (verb) and get synonyms. What is defect (verb)? defect (verb) meaning, pronunciation and more by Macmillan Dictionary.

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Define defect (noun) and get synonyms. What is defect (noun)? defect (noun) meaning, pronunciation and more by Macmillan Dictionary.

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A flaw in something is a defect. At certain stores you can buy clothes with slight defects. You have to be careful because the defect can be minor, like a missing ...

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Definition of defect - a shortcoming, imperfection, or lack.

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SYNONYMY NOTE: defect implies a lack of something essential to completeness or perfection [a defect in vision]; an imperfection is any faulty detail that detracts ...

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Synonyms of defect - fault, flaw, imperfection, deficiency, weakness.