Meaning of DEFECT in English

DEFECT

I . n.

1.

Deficiency, lack, want, destitution, default.

2.

Imperfection, blemish, flaw.

3.

Fault, failing, foible.

II . v. n.

Abandon allegiance, break fealty, desert, revolt, fall away from duty.

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