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botched

[ bocht ]
/ bɒtʃt /
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adjective

spoiled by poor or clumsy work; bungled:The teachers are up in arms about the botched rollout of the new standards, which caused unnecessary confusion and stress for them and their students.

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OTHER WORDS FROM botched

botch·ed·ly [boch-id-lee], /ˈbɒtʃ ɪd li/, adverb

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