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Definition of Defective


  1. Wanting in something; incomplete; lacking a part; deficient; imperfect; faulty; -- applied either to natural or moral qualities; as, a defective limb; defective timber; a defective copy or account; a defective character; defective rules.
  2. Lacking some of the usual forms of declension or conjugation; as, a defective noun or verb.
  3. Anything that is defective or lacking in some respect.
  4. One who is lacking physically or mentally.
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Defective Translations

defective in German is mangelhafte
defective in Norwegian is mangelfull
defective in Spanish is defectuoso