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English definition of “dysfunction”


noun [U]    /dɪsˈfʌŋk·ʃən/
failure to operate or work well: Lab tests indicate he has some liver dysfunction. dysfunctional    /dɪsˈfʌŋk·ʃə·nəl/ adjective a dysfunctional family
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