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malfunction

verb [I]    /mælˈfʌŋk·ʃən/
(of a machine, piece of equipment, or organ) to fail to work correctly: The equipment malfunctions at temperatures below freezing. malfunction    /mælˈfʌŋk·ʃən/ noun [C] a computer malfunction
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