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defective

adjective

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having a fault
  • promptly took the defective microwave oven back to the store for a replacement

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The first known use of defective was in the 14th century

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“Defective.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/defective. Accessed 24 May. 2022.

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