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défaut in English:

1. defect


To be perfect she lacked just one defect.
We need to find this defect.
He has a defect in his character.
There are a few minor design defects.
Carelessness was looked on as a serious defect.
There must be a defect in the experimental method.
What defect can you find in the present system of education?
It really is a nice theory. The only defect I think it has is probably common to all philosophical theories. It's wrong.
If it were not for this defect, I should hire him at once.
An inner defect never fails to express itself outwardly.
For nothing is so beautiful but that it betrays some defect on close inspection.
Incomplete data is the most common BoM defect.
A flaw in a component or system that can cause the component or system to fail to perform its required function, e.g. an incorrect statement or data definition. A defect, if encountered during execution, may cause a failure of or system.
Deal with this defect as soon as possible.
He works fast and is very articulate but his insincerity is his biggest defect.

English word "défaut"(defect) occurs in sets:

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Fiches du livre - "Little Brother" (Cory Doctorow)
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Fiches du livre - "Lincoln Letters" (Abraham Lincoln)

2. flaw


There's a flaw in your reasoning.
I know I am handsome, but I have one major flaw: my ears are too big.
I can't find a single flaw in her theory.
My technique is without flaw.
The flaws are the faults in your character or appearance.
I returned the material because it had a flaw in it.
We all have our flaws. In his case it's the fact that he doesn't know when to stop talking.
The computer game was flawed by poor programming.
We have a flaw here, which needs to be removed
The mark of a great hero his flaw.
This plan has a lot of flaws we need to work out
This ​report is ​full of flaws.
major flaw
I do love him, but he has a few flaws. The plan was good enough, but had two major flaws.
"plates with flaws in them were sold at the outlet store"

English word "défaut"(flaw) occurs in sets:

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3. blemish


freckles, scars, and other minor skin blemishes
without blemish on army records

English word "défaut"(blemish) occurs in sets:

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