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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (imperfect)
a. defectuoso
The store sold its flawed merchandise at a 90% discount.La tienda vendía la mercancía defectuosa con un descuento del 90%.
b. con fallas
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
Dealers shouldn't sell flawed cars without disclosing their problems.Los vendedores no deberían vender coches con fallas sin revelar sus problemas.
c. con fallos
Regionalism used in Spain
Nobody wants to fix flawed TV sets.Nadie quiere reparar los televisores con fallos.
d. con imperfecciones
Applying a thick layer of foundation is no solution for flawed skin.Aplicarse una capa gruesa de base no es una solución para la piel con imperfecciones.
e. erróneo (reasoning)
Students have to learn to identify flawed arguments.Los estudiantes tienen que aprender a identificar los argumentos erróneos.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
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Everyone is somehow flawed.Todos tenemos algún defecto.
The Greek politician said it was the implementation, not the idea, of the European Union that was fundamentally flawed.El político griego dijo que era la implementación, no la idea, de la Unión Europea la que tenía defectos de base.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. defectuoso(a)
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flawed [flɔːd]
[+system, goods] defectuoso; [+theory] erróneo
the agreement is fatally flawed el acuerdo presenta fallos que lo condenan al fracaso
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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