There are 2 translations of defect in Spanish:

defect1

Pronunciation: /ˈdiːfekt/

n

  • defecto (masculine) a speech/birth defect un defecto en el habla/de nacimiento it's a defect in her character es un defecto suyo or de su carácter the plan has many defects el plan tiene muchos defectos
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    • At the same time, our mind has the potential to become completely free of defects and limitations.
    • Many suffer needlessly from eye defects due top lack of knowledge and basic equipment.
    • These toxins can damage immune systems, trigger cancers and cause genetic defects.

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Word of the day reubicar
vt
to relocate …
Cultural fact of the day

In Spain the term castellano, rather than español, refers to the Spanish language as opposed to Catalan, Basque etc. The choice of word has political overtones: castellano has separatist connotations and español is considered centralist. In Latin America castellano is the usual term for Spanish.

There are 2 translations of defect in Spanish:

defect2

Pronunciation: /dɪˈfekt/

vi

  • [Politics/Política] desertar*, defeccionar [journalese/lenguaje periodístico]to defect from sth to sth he defected from the USSR to the US desertó de la URSS para irse a los EEUU their key man has defected to a rival team su mejor hombre se ha pasado a un equipo rival
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    • Managers for the candidates raced around the floor trying to pry delegates away from their opponents, and to keep those already on their side from defecting.
    • Alibekov defected to the United States in 1992, changed his name, and made the talk-show circuit.
    • He was one of about ten people who defected in that direction.

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Word of the day reubicar
vt
to relocate …
Cultural fact of the day

In Spain the term castellano, rather than español, refers to the Spanish language as opposed to Catalan, Basque etc. The choice of word has political overtones: castellano has separatist connotations and español is considered centralist. In Latin America castellano is the usual term for Spanish.