English Translation of DEFECTO
: defect, flaw, shortcomingun defecto congénito a congenital defect el defecto que tiene es su mal genio his one fault or shortcoming is his bad temper su único defecto es que no sabe escribir a máquina his only shortcoming is that he can't type tiene un defecto de visión he has defective eyesight el defecto de tu teoría es su superficialidad the flaw in your theory is its superficiality tiene un defecto de fábrica o fabricación it's faulty or defective
en su defecto : lacking that, in the absence of thaten su defecto: Manolo, o en su defecto, Gonzalo Manolo, or failing him or failing that, Gonzalo por defecto by default
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