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tamperverb [I]

 us   /ˈtæm·pər/
to ​touch or ​change something without ​permission or without enough ​knowledge of how it ​works: Don’t tamper with the ​boiler.
(Definition of tamper from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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tamperverb [I]

uk   us   /ˈtæmpər/
to ​touch or make ​changes to something when you should not, especially when this is ​illegal: tamper with sth They ​pleaded guilty to tampering with a ​governmentrecord. There were not many ​employees who had the ​opportunity and ​capability of tampering with the ​products. The ​team is doing very well so I ​resisted the temptation to tamper too much.
(Definition of tamper from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “tamper”
in Spanish tocar, entrometerse, meterse…
in Vietnamese phá dỗi, quấy nhiễu…
in Malaysian mengubah…
in Thai ยุ่ง…
in French toucher à…
in German herumpfuschen an…
in Indonesian mengganggu, mengusik…
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