defunct: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (di-fungkt'), [key]
— adj.
  1. no longer in effect or use; not operating or functioning: a defunct law; a defunct organization.
  2. no longer in existence; dead; extinct: a defunct person; a defunct tribe of Indians.
  1. the dead person referred to: the survivors of the defunct.
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