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From Middle French _defaicte_, from Latin _defectus_ (“a failure, lack”), from _deficere_ (“to fail, lack, literally 'undo'”), from past participle _defectus_, from _de-_ (“priv.”) + _facere_ (“to do”).

From Middle French defaicte, from Latin defectus (a failure, lack), from deficere (to fail, lack, literally 'undo'), from past participle defectus, from de- (priv.) + facere (to do).

Dont le dans la catégorieENGLISH - PRONUNCIATION
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* (noun) enPR: dē'fĕkt, IPA(key): /ˈdiːfɛkt/ * (verb) enPR: dĭfĕkt', IPA(key): /dɪˈfɛkt/

  • (noun) enPR: dē'fĕkt, IPA(key): /ˈdiːfɛkt/
  • (verb) enPR: dĭfĕkt', IPA(key): /dɪˈfɛkt/

Dont le dans la catégorieENGLISH - NOUN
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DEFECT (_plural_ DEFECTS) * A fault or malfunction. _a DEFECT in the ear or eye; a DEFECT in timber or iron; a DEFECT of memory or judgment_ * Macaulay Among boys little tenderness is shown to personal DEFECTS. * The quantity or amount by which anything falls short. * Davies Errors have been corrected, and DEFECTS supplied. * (mathematics) A part by which a figure or quantity is wanting or deficient. SYNONYMS * See also Wikisaurus:defect RELATED TERMS * deficiency * deficient * deficit * defective TRANSLATIONS

defect (plural defects)

  1. A fault or malfunction.
    a defect in the ear or eye; a defect in timber or iron; a defect of memory or judgment
  2. The quantity or amount by which anything falls short.
  3. (mathematics) A part by which a figure or quantity is wanting or deficient.

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Dont le dans la catégorieENGLISH - VERB
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DEFECT (_third-person singular simple present_ DEFECTS, _present participle_ DEFECTING, _simple past and past participle_ DEFECTED) * (intransitive) To abandon or turn against; to cease or change one's loyalty, especially from a military organisation or political party. * 2013 May 23, Sarah Lyall, "British Leader’s Liberal Turn Sets Off a Rebellion in His Party," _New York Times_ (retrieved 29 May 2013): Capitalizing on the restive mood, Mr. Farage, the U.K. Independence Party leader, took out an advertisement in The Daily Telegraph this week inviting unhappy Tories to DEFECT. In it Mr. Farage sniped that the Cameron government — made up disproportionately of career politicians who graduated from Eton and Oxbridge — was “run by a bunch of college kids, none of whom have ever had a proper job in their lives.” DERIVED TERMS * defection * defector TRANSLATIONS

defect (third-person singular simple present defects, present participle defecting, simple past and past participle defected)

  1. (intransitive) To abandon or turn against; to cease or change one's loyalty, especially from a military organisation or political party.

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* defect in _Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary_, G. & C. Merriam, 1913 * defect in _The Century Dictionary_, The Century Co., New York, 1911

Dont le dans la catégorieDUTCH - ADJECTIVE
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DEFECT (_comparative_ DEFECTER, _superlative_ DEFECTST) * broken, not working DECLENSION SYNONYMS * kapot

defect (comparative defecter, superlative defectst)

  1. broken, not working

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