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Definitions of defective:
  • adjective:   markedly subnormal in structure or function or intelligence or behavior
    Example: "Defective speech"
  • adjective:   having a defect
    Example: "I returned the appliance because it was defective"
  • adjective:   not working properly
    Example: "A defective appliance"

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