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tamper with sth

phrasal verb with tamper uk   /ˈtæm.pər/  us   /-pɚ/ verb
to touch or make changes to something that you should not, usually without enough knowledge of how it works or when you are trying to damage it: I could see at once that the lock had been tampered with.
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