dysfunction Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"dysfunction" in British English

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dysfunctionnoun [C]

uk   us   /dɪsˈfʌŋk.ʃən/ formal
a ​problem or ​fault in a ​part of the ​body or a ​machine: There ​appears to be a dysfunction in the patient's ​respiratorysystem.
(Definition of dysfunction from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"dysfunction" in American English

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dysfunctionnoun [U]

 us   /dɪsˈfʌŋk·ʃən/
failure to ​operate or ​work well: Lab ​testsindicate he has some ​liver dysfunction.
dysfunctional
adjective  us   /dɪsˈfʌŋk·ʃə·nəl/
a dysfunctional ​family
(Definition of dysfunction from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “dysfunction”
in Chinese (Simplified) 功体失调, 机能不良…
in Chinese (Traditional) 功能失調, 機能不良…
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