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    Question 'Educational system having flaws'?

    Hi,
    Could anyone please tell me if the word 'flaw' could be used for a 'system'? (As in, 'the educational system has many flaws,...')




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    Default Re: 'Educational system having flaws'?

    Quote Originally Posted by Mehrgan View Post
    Hi,
    Could anyone please tell me if the word 'flaw' could be used for a 'system'? (As in, 'the educational system has many flaws,...')




    Many thanks!
    It can but it's more often used as an adjective - "The education system is flawed..."

    Admittedly, that suggests that there is an inherent failure in the system, that it is overall flawed. It is possible that a system can have many flaws but still be very successful. In the same way, a person can have many flaws but still be well liked.

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