defective

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/dɪˈfɛktɪv/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/dɪˈfɛktɪv/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(di fektiv)


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defective

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
adj
  1. a defective [item, product, tire]
  2. [return, recall, exchange] a defective [item]
  3. a [refund, credit] for defective [items]
  4. [complaints, claims] over defective goods
  5. is defective in some way
  6. has a defective part
  7. was defective on [arrival, delivery]
  8. defective or [damaged, incorrect, incomplete, wrong]
  9. caused by a defective gene
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