Definitions for defectivedɪˈfɛk tɪv
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word defective
having a defect
"I returned the appliance because it was defective"
markedly subnormal in structure or function or intelligence or behavior
not working properly
"a bad telephone connection"; "a defective appliance"
A person considered to be defective.
Having one or more defects.
lacking some forms; e.g., having only one tense or being usable only in the third person.
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
lacking some of the usual forms of declension or conjugation; as, a defective noun or verb
Origin: [L. defectivus: cf. F. dfectif. See Defect.]
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
This jury, after carefully thinking about the evidence for two days, came to the proper decision that this was a defective product.
Alibaba has talked about getting all the defective stuff off (e-commerce platform) Taobao and that's likely a claim which is way bigger than is possible to be implemented.
We're going to show that Tote knew the El Faro was a defective ship that they knowingly sent into the path of a hurricane. We'll be fighting to expose the Limited Liability act of 1851 as the backward and arcane law that it is.
Fiat Chrysler failed to notify owners within the required 60 days in seven (of 23) recalls we are discussing here today, in two additional recalls associated with defective Takata air bags, Fiat Chrysler misled the agency about its owner notifications and failed to send recall notices to vehicle owners for months.
Fiat Chrysler's pattern of poor performance put millions of its customers and the driving public at risk, this action will provide relief to owners of defective vehicles, will help improve recall performance throughout the auto industry, and gives Fiat Chrysler the opportunity to embrace a proactive safety culture.
Translations for defective
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- неизправен, повреденBulgarian
- defectuós, defectiuCatalan, Valencian
- fehlerhaft, defektGerman
- defectivo, defectuosoSpanish
- vajavainen, puutteellinen, vajaa, viallinenFinnish
- défectif, défectueuxFrench
- uireasach, easpachIrish
- uireasbhachScottish Gaelic
- defeituoso, defectivoPortuguese
- defect, defectiv, defectuosRomanian
- дефе́ктный, повреждённый, дефекти́вный, неиспра́вныйRussian
- defektiv, defektSwedish
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