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Having no errors or flaws.‘the shop provides zero-defect and on-time delivery services’
- ‘Today's media have a zero-defect standard.’
- ‘Today's zero-defect military is based on the officer fitness or Officer Evaluation Report.’
- ‘Lynch and his company constructed a zero-defect distribution environment, with a 24-hour, seven-day-a-week customer service hotline.’
- ‘In the age of the so-called zero-defect military, senior officers increasingly recognize that pursuing perfection in officer performance hurts the military services.’
- ‘We don't want these gimmicks that say, zero-defect kids by the year 2014 or you will be punished.’
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