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malfunction

verb [I]  /mælˈfʌŋk·ʃən/ us  
(of a machine, piece of equipment, or organ) to fail to work correctly: The equipment malfunctions at temperatures below freezing.
malfunction
noun [C]  /mælˈfʌŋk·ʃən/ us  
a computer malfunction
Translations of “malfunction”
in Spanish mal funcionamiento, funcionamiento defectuoso…
in French mauvais fonctionnement…
in German das Versagen…
in Chinese (Traditional) 運轉不正常,發生故障…
in Chinese (Simplified) 运转不正常,发生故障…
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