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It turned out to be caused by a faulty washing machine in the rented flat upstairs. The Sun (2016)AN expat couple died of carbon monoxide fumes from a faulty boiler. The Sun (2016)As a first port of call, it is worth checking your retailer's policy for faulty goods. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The technique involves injecting a virus into the eye to deliver replacements for faulty genes, which can then produce the missing proteins that cause sight loss. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Under section 75, all credit providers are liable along with the company that offers faulty goods or services. Times, Sunday Times (2017)I used to think it was but I have come to see that was faulty reasoning. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The most common grumble was with faulty goods. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We discovered that our home phone was also faulty. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Would you take a risk with your family getting into a faulty car? Times, Sunday Times (2016)You had proof that the machine was faulty when it was checked. The Sun (2016)Too many soldiers have returned from combat with tales of faulty equipment. Times, Sunday Times (2009)This means either something is faulty or the meter is reading incorrectly. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Try not to join them in their own system of faulty logic! Families and Friends - how to help your child form happy relationships. (1989)Yet we now hardly bat an eyelid when such faulty reasoning is used. Times, Sunday Times (2014)But friends say an engineer visited recently after the couple reported a faulty boiler. The Sun (2012)Some retailers will try to persuade you that you must return faulty goods to the manufacturer. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The conman also put in faulty lifts for others. The Sun (2007)Manufacturers must contact owners of faulty cars. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Anything more than that generally means something is faulty or not being switched off. Times, Sunday Times (2013)European experts yesterday reassured women there was no proof of increased danger from the faulty implants. The Sun (2013)The map can determine whether the embryo has inherited chunks of chromosome that contain any faulty gene. Times, Sunday Times (2008)But that bomb was also faulty and failed again. The Sun (2008)You do have a short time period in which you can take back faulty goods and demand a refund. The Sun (2014)Tata initially denied that the car was faulty but recently offered buyers an optional upgrade to the exhaust and electrical systems. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Staff had complained about faulty equipment. The Sun (2013)What on the face of it seemed a perverse limitation had its own logic, faulty though it proved to be. VOYAGES OF DELUSION: The Search for the North West Passage in the Age of Reason (2002)But Royal Mail bosses insisted they found no faulty machines at the plant. The Sun (2015)All six denied conspiracy to commit fraud at Kingston crown court, blaming faulty ticket machines. The Sun (2014)
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British English: faulty /ˈfɔːltɪ/ ADJECTIVE
A faulty machine or piece of equipment is not working properly.
His car has faulty brakes.
- American English: faulty
- Arabic: مَعِيب
- Brazilian Portuguese: defeituoso
- Chinese: 有缺点的
- Croatian: pokvaren
- Czech: vadný
- Danish: defekt
- Dutch: defect
- European Spanish: defectuoso
- Finnish: viallinen
- French: défectueux
- German: fehlerhaft
- Greek: ατελής
- Italian: difettoso
- Japanese: 欠陥のある
- Korean: 결점이 있는
- Norwegian: defekt
- Polish: wadliwy
- European Portuguese: defeituoso
- Romanian: defect
- Russian: неисправный
- Spanish: defectuoso
- Swedish: felaktig
- Thai: ซึ่งมีข้อผิดพลาด
- Turkish: hatalı
- Ukrainian: несправний
- Vietnamese: bị lỗi
Definition of faulty from the Collins English Dictionary
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