Definition of 'imperfect'
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But it was an imperfect system. The Sun (2016)For broadcasting displays a highly imperfect signalling system between consumers and producers. Television - policy and culture (1990)We live in an imperfect world and there are no political systems which will make a difference. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Capitalism is one of many imperfect systems. Times, Sunday Times (2011)So we just need to find the skills to get them through this imperfect world. Times, Sunday Times (2008)One simply had to accept the world as an imperfect place. America Past and Present (1995)The income is as close to guaranteed as it can be in an imperfect world and the dividend is equally assured. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Scale economies, product differentiation and other aspects of imperfect competition will necessarily receive less formal treatment. Competing in a Global Economy (1990)In the 18th century ours was a very imperfect system. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Moreover, this book reminds me that we live in an imperfect world. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It is impossible to have a portfolio where you are not investing in companies with ethical issues because it is an imperfect world. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Regardless of how well designed this new kit is, it will always be dependent on imperfect humans. Times, Sunday Times (2010)All democratic systems are imperfect. Times, Sunday Times (2009)As in all walks of life, there are a number of unscrupulous companies willing to take advantage of an imperfect system. Times, Sunday Times (2010)For punters it opened the prospect of the football results being decided on the same basis as their own imperfect selections - human judgment. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Behind any poem, no matter how perfect, is an imperfect human being. The Times Literary Supplement (2010)The report said that young people were being'left to flounder in an imperfect system '. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It's not a perfect system but it's the best imperfect system we have. Times, Sunday Times (2012) Human beings are imperfect. Times, Sunday Times (2010)And as a result, we still have only an imperfect, incomplete understanding of the answers to the problem of pain. Christianity Today (2000)
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British English: imperfect ADJECTIVE
Something that is imperfect has faults.
We live in an imperfect world.
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Definition of imperfect from the Collins English Dictionary
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