adverb see defective I

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  • defectively — defective de‧fec‧tive [dɪˈfektɪv] adjective if a product is defective, it has not been made properly or it is not working properly: • It is the customer s right to return defective goods. defectively adverb : • The computer system was defectively …   Financial and business terms

  • defectively — defective ► ADJECTIVE 1) imperfect or faulty. 2) lacking or deficient. DERIVATIVES defectively adverb defectiveness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • defectively — adverb in a defective manner this machine functions only defectively • Derived from adjective: ↑defective …   Useful english dictionary

  • Defectively — Defective De*fect ive, a. [L. defectivus: cf. F. d[ e]fectif. See {Defect}.] 1. Wanting in something; incomplete; lacking a part; deficient; imperfect; faulty; applied either to natural or moral qualities; as, a defective limb; defective timber;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • defectively — See defective. * * * …   Universalium

  • defectively — adverb In a defective manner …   Wiktionary

  • defectively — adv. abnormally; in a defective way …   English contemporary dictionary

  • defectively — de·fec·tive·ly …   English syllables

  • defective — defectively, adv. defectiveness, n. /di fek tiv/, adj. 1. having a defect or flaw; faulty; imperfect: a defective machine. 2. Psychol. characterized by subnormal intelligence or behavior. 3. Gram. (of an inflected word or its inflection) lacking… …   Universalium

  • General Dynamics — Corporation Type Public NYSE: GD Industry Defense …   Wikipedia

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