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troubleshooting

noun [U] uk   /ˈtrʌb.l̩ˌʃuː.tɪŋ/  us   /-t̬ɪŋ/
discovering why something does not work effectively and making suggestions about how to improve it: The instruction manual includes a section on troubleshooting to help you with any simple problems you might have with the television.
troubleshoot
verb [I or T] uk   us   /ˈtrʌb.l̩.ʃuːt/ (troubleshot, troubleshot)
I've been brought in to troubleshoot - to go in, sort out the problem, and get out again. A top German engineer has been appointed to troubleshoot the cause of the accident.
troubleshooter
noun [C] uk   /-ˌʃuː.tər/  us   /-ˌʃuː.t̬ɚ/
A troubleshooter is being appointed to make the prison service more efficient.
Translations of “troubleshooting”
in Chinese (Traditional) 處理難題, 調解, 檢修…
in Chinese (Simplified) 处理难题, 调解, 检修…
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