flaw


flaw
[[t]flɔ͟ː[/t]]
flaws
1) N-COUNT: oft N in n A flaw in something such as a theory or argument is a mistake in it, which causes it to be less effective or valid.

There were, however, a number of crucial flaws in his monetary theory...

Almost all of these studies have serious flaws.

2) N-COUNT: oft N in n A flaw in someone's character is an undesirable quality that they have.

The only flaw in his character seems to be a short temper.

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3) N-COUNT A flaw in something such as a pattern or material is a fault in it that should not be there.
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English dictionary. 2008.

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