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malfunction

verb [I] uk   /ˌmælˈfʌŋk.ʃən/ formal us  
to fail to work or operate correctly

malfunction

noun [C] uk   /ˌmælˈfʌŋk.ʃən/ formal us  
a failure to work or operate correctly: Shortly before the crash the pilot had reported a malfunction of the aircraft's navigation system.
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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