英 ['diːfekt; dɪ'fekt]
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de-, 不，非，使相反。-fect, 做，词源同fact, effect. 即没做好的，缺陷。
- defect: see deficient
- defect (n.)
- early 15c., from Middle French defect and directly from Latin defectus "failure, revolt, falling away," noun use of past participle of deficere "to fail, desert" (see deficient).
- defect (v.)
- 1570s, from Latin defectus, past participle of deficere "to fail, desert" (see defect (n.)). Related: Defected; defecting.
- 1. Stammering is probably an inherited defect.
- 2. a defect in the glass
- 3. The defect in the drainage must be remedied.
- 4. He has a congenital heart defect.
- 5. For a child to be born with this disability indicates a defect in obstetric care.
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