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Example Sentences for "defect"

The accident was caused by a defect in the landing gear of the airplaneThousands of cars are being recalled due to a defect in the steering system.

The accident was caused by a defect in the landing gear of the airplane.

My brother had a slight hearing defect which was corrected with a hearing-aid.

A number of athletes from the communist bloc defected to Canada after the Montreal Olympics.

The defection of an important North Korean politician has made headlines around the world.

Any merchandise which is defective can be returned for a full refund.

All goods are guaranteed to be free of defects for a period of one year.

He was born with a defect in his heart and has to take it very easy.

Some kinds of cancer are caused by inherited defects in DNA repair mechanisms.

Chemical pollution in the local water supply is being blamed for the high incidence of birth defects in the area.

We were able to buy these jeans at half the regular price because they have some very minor defects.

Any defectors from that country will be given immediate political asylum.

Francois de Salignac Fenelon once noted that children are excellent observers, and will often perceive your slightest defects.

Ralph Waldo Emerson once observed that no change of circumstances can repair a defect of character.

There is a Sanskrit proverb which observes that they know not their own defects who search for the defects of others.

Bubbles in champagne were seen by early wine makers as a highly undesirable defect to be prevented.

In the 1500s, the Catholic church underwent great changes in response to the defection of the English to the Church of England.


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