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Etymology 1

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
flaw

Plural
s

flaw (s)
  1. A crack or breach, a gap or fissure; a defect of continuity or cohesion.
    There is a flaw in that knife.
    That vase has a flaw.
  2. A defect, fault, or imperfection, especially one that is hidden,
  3. A defect or error in a contract or other document which may make the document invalid.
    There is a flaw in the will.
    There is a flaw in the deed.
    There is a flaw in the statute.
Translations
crack or breach
defect, fault

Verb

Infinitive
to flaw

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to flaw (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (transitive) To add a flaw to, to make imperfect or defective.
  2. (intransitive) To become imperfect or defective.
Translations
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Etymology 2

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
flaw

Plural
s

flaw (s)
  1. A sudden burst or gust of wind of short duration.
  2. A storm of short duration.
  3. A sudden burst of noise and disorder; a tumult; uproar; a quarrel.
Translations
burst of wind
burst of noise

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Verb

flaw

  1. To faint.

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