defect

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1 defect /ˈdiːˌfɛkt/ noun
plural defects
1 defect
/ˈdiːˌfɛkt/
noun
plural defects
Learner's definition of DEFECT
[count]
: a problem or fault that makes someone or something not perfect: such as
: a physical problem that causes something to be less valuable, effective, healthy, etc.
: something that causes weakness or failure
2 defect /dɪˈfɛkt/ verb
defects; defected; defecting
2 defect
/dɪˈfɛkt/
verb
defects; defected; defecting
Learner's definition of DEFECT
[no object] formal
: to leave a country, political party, organization, etc., and go to a different one that is a competitor or an enemy

— defection

/dɪˈfɛkʃən/ noun, plural defections [count, noncount]

— defector

/dɪˈfɛktɚ/ noun, plural defectors [count]
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