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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishflawedflawed /flɔːd $ flɒːd/ ●○○ adjective  PERFECTspoiled by having mistakes, weaknesses, or by being damaged a flawed conceptfatally/fundamentally/deeply etc flawed The research behind this report is seriously flawed.
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flawedBirch's analysis of the situation was deeply flawed.Each party rejected the other's approach, saying it was flawed.But this kind of observation is flawed.a flawed but entertaining movieThe results are based on flawed interpretations of the data.There is a theory that even if drug testing is flawed, it at least deters drug use.flawed logicBut looking back on his tribute to the miners, it is a flawed masterpiece.The judge's order was a nullity and no effective variation was made of the earlier flawed order of the justices.Finally, and fatally, it rests on a flawed understanding of the relevant medical facts.fatally/fundamentally/deeply etc flawedIt was of course also deeply flawed.Like the poll tax, this property tax is deeply flawed.On closer inspection, however, they turn out to be deeply flawed.The result is a deeply flawed book in many ways, though useful, to a limited extent, in others.But he failed to allay fears that he will be a fatally flawed candidate when pitted against President Bush next autumn.Domesday was an attractive but deeply flawed concept.The second year went up in the flames of a deeply flawed health-care reform.Both events revealed not only deep divisions among Member States, but also fundamentally flawed policies.
From Longman Business Dictionaryflawedflawed /flɔːdflɒːd/ adjective having a mistake or weaknessThe plane crashed as a result of a flawed engine fan disk.Outside experts warned the study could be deeply flawed.
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