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malfunction

noun [C or U]
 
 
/ˌmælˈfʌŋkʃən/
a situation in which a machine or system stops working normally: Investigators believe the spillage was caused by a malfunction at the plant in the immediate aftermath of the earth tremor. a technical/mechanical/electrical malfunction a computer/equipment/system(s) malfunction
Translations of “malfunction”
in Spanish mal funcionamiento, funcionamiento defectuoso…
in French mauvais fonctionnement…
in German das Versagen…
in Chinese (Traditional) 失靈,故障…
in Chinese (Simplified) 失灵,故障…
(Definition of malfunction noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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