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English definition of “misbehave”

misbehave

verb [I] (MACHINE)    /ˌmɪs.bɪˈheɪv/
If machines misbehave, they do not operate as they should: If computer circuits are allowed to overheat they will misbehave .Not functioning
(Definition of misbehave verb (MACHINE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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