Definition of 'botched'
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It follows the police investigation into a botched operation that has left two police officers and a key witness dead.Times, Sunday Times (2014) Times, Sunday Times (2006) Times, Sunday Times (2012) Times, Sunday Times (2008)
As he goes through the daily grind of meetings he has the horror of botched operations or shoddy care still in his mind.Times, Sunday Times (2015) Times, Sunday Times (2015) Times, Sunday Times (2008)
He was killed in 1978 by a gunman during a botched robbery after they had been married for six years.The Sun (2009)
He was discharged in 1948 after an accident and a botched operation cost him the sight in his left eye.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
Having hit an obstacle placed in the road, they were shot dead in what appears to have been a botched robbery.Times, Sunday Times (2014) The Sun (2012)
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