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What is "Defect" - Definition & Explanation
Last Updated on: 21-Jan-2023 (1 year, 4 months, 24 days ago)
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Defect
a) Article


A fault that reduces the ability of the article to perform its intended function or, if it were to appear in a prominent position in the article, would readily be seen and objected to by an ordinary person who might contemplate purchasing the article in a retail shop.


b) Fabric


A fault that, if it were to appear in a prominent position in a garment or manufactured article made from the fabric, would readily be seen and objected to by an ordinary person who might contemplate purchasing such a garment or manufactured article in a retail shop.

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