I need to know an appropriate single word that could be used for something that has some problems (devices) or errors (for programs)! to describe something that has got a bit flaw which could be fixed.

some thing I could with the 'Not Working' part as in the following example:

I need a list of all [Not Working] devices in the stock.

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You may say faulty or defective:

  • Containing a fault or defect; imperfect .


  • (Electronics) A defect in a circuit or wiring caused by imperfect connections, poor insulation, grounding, or shorting.

Source: The American Heritage® Dictionary

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