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Noun
A shortcoming or weakness
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“His main defect is that he closes himself off, in self-protective loneliness.”
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A physical deformity that spoils the appearance or completeness of something
“The computer calculates features from the picture and decides if there is any defect on the surface of the cast metal.”
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An error or glitch in a system or program
“Testing of the software has exposed a critical defect that needs to be fixed urgently.”
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Something that detracts or takes away
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An aspect of something that is not accurate
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The quality of being scanty
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Sightlessness
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(pathology) An abnormal condition of a human, animal or plant that causes discomfort or dysfunction
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A departure from what is normal, usual, or expected, typically an unwelcome one
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A physical trace of a bad or undesirable substance or quality
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Neglect of one's duty or responsibility
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An ambiguity or inadequacy in the law or a set of rules
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A displeasing and prominently ugly sight
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An inefficient part or factor
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A small cut or notch
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To abandon one's country or cause, typically in favor of an opposing one
“Zuyev was granted asylum after choosing to defect from his homeland.”
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To relocate periodically from one region to another, usually according to the seasons
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To take apart from
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Take violent action against an established government or ruler; rebel
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To refuse or be unwilling to accept or do something
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