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defective

adj. not being capable of fulfilling its function, ranging from a deed of land to a piece of equipment. (See: defect, defective title)

defective

adjective amiss, awry, below par, below stannards, beneath standards, blemished, broken, bruised, crippled, damaged, deficient, deformed, distorted, falling short, faultful, faulty, flawed, impaired, imperfect, imperfectus, incomplete, incondite, incorrect, infirm, injured, insufficient, lacking, lame, marred, mutilated, out of order, unfinished, unsound, wanting, warped, weak
Associated concepts: defective and unsafe condition, defeccive condition, defective construction, defective in form, deeective in substance, defective instrumentality, defective maahinery, defective materials, defective or dangerous condition, defective product, defective service of process, defective title, defective workmanship or material, defective writ, mentally defective, products liability
See also: bad, blemished, broken, deficient, fallacious, faulty, imperfect, inferior, insufficient, marred, non compos mentis, nonsubstantial, peccable, poor, undesirable, unsound
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The primary goals of most forest management plans are to grow healthy, thrifty trees and also to remove the defective, diseased trees -- replacing them with healthy vigorous ones.
In November, 1995, the Commission technical staff concluded the Daisy Model 880 BB gun was not defective. Staff evaluating the BB gun included experts in mechanical engineering, metallurgy and human factors.
The repairs on your "new" defective vehicle should be covered under your manufacturer's warranty, which is typically bumper-to-bumper coverage.
Sanyo, which is working to compete replacements of the defective systems by March, also said it plans to use the recovered cells for a solar generation system it plans to build in Gifu Prefecture, which it claims will be the largest of its kind in the world.
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According to canon law, defective consent exists only when
Such a fiction is morally defective because it endorses an evil perspective and invites others to do likewise.
Her "brand new" Chrysler minivan, it turned out, had already made a few trips to the shop in unsuccessful attempts to repair a defective frame.
The case arose from an accident allegedly caused by a defective seat restraint system in an automobile.
The hereditary hearing loss that results from defective genes may be syndromic or nonsyndromic, dominant or recessive.
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DRIVERS in Birmingham have been shamed for having cars with dodgy brakes, bald tyres and defective steering.