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    defect people / defective people / defected people

    Dear All,

    Can I use all 3 phrases below with the meaning "disabled people":
    - defect people
    - defective people
    - defected people

    Tks.
    Phoenix

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    Re: defect people / defective people / defected people

    Quote Originally Posted by phoenixqn81 View Post
    Dear All,

    Can I use all 3 phrases below with the meaning "disabled people":
    - defect people
    - defective people
    - defected people

    Tks.
    Phoenix
    No, all of those phrases are offensive.
    You can say a person has a heart defect, or defective vision. But "defective people" is not good.

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