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Etymology[]

< Middle English defaicte < Latin defectus (a failure, lack) < deficere (to fail, lack, literally 'undo'), pp. defectus < de- (priv.) + facere (to do).

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Defect

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Defect ({{{1}}})

  1. A fault or malfunction.

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  • See also Wikisaurus:defect

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Infinitive
to Defect

Third person singular
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to Defect (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)

  1. (intransitive) To abandon or turn against; to cease or change one's loyalty.

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