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English definition of “troubleshooting”

troubleshooting

noun [U]     /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.Correcting and mendingEditing and compiling troubleshoot     /ˈtrʌb.l̩.ʃuːt/ verb [I or T] (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.Correcting and mendingEditing and compiling troubleshooter     /-ˌʃuː.tər/ US  /-ˌʃuː.t̬ɚ/ noun [C] A troubleshooter is being appointed to make the prison service more efficient.Correcting and mendingEditing and compiling
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