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10:06 Mar 15, 2007
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English to English translations [PRO]
Other / Business
English term or phrase: defective length
we ordered: a length of 1000m for each roll.
he send me: rolls in lengths of 677
so i told him that the defective length will not be accepted.
is it right to say defective length?
mary talaat
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Summary of answers provided
4wrong length
Seema Ugrankar
4المسافة المعيبة أو الجزء المعيب
Waleed Mohamed
4طول غير مكتمل
Khalid Nasir


Discussion entries: 3





  

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24 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
طول غير مكتمل


Explanation:
The required length is 1000 m so less will be detective, the Arabic غير مكتمل sounds good , or طول مقطوع
since one sense of defective is broken

Khalid Nasir
Iraq
Local time: 08:48
Native speaker of: Native in ArabicArabic
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54 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
المسافة المعيبة أو الجزء المعيب


Explanation:
المسافة المعيبة أو الجزء المعيب

Waleed Mohamed
United Arab Emirates
Local time: 09:48
Native speaker of: Arabic
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13 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
wrong length


Explanation:
'wrong length' is the correct usage.

Seema Ugrankar
India
Local time: 11:18
Native speaker of: Native in GujaratiGujarati, Native in HindiHindi
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Mar 15, 2007 - Changes made by Alaa Zeineldine:
Language pairEnglish to Arabic » English


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