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Definition: Defective

What is the dictionary definition of Defective?

Dictionary Definition

adj. not being capable of fulfilling its function, ranging from a deed of land to a piece of equipment.

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Modern Language Association (MLA):
Defective. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd. September 16, 2021
Chicago Manual of Style (CMS):
Defective. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd. (accessed: September 16, 2021).
American Psychological Association (APA):
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Definition Sources

Definitions for Defective are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

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