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malfunction

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English

Etymology

From mal- (bad, incorrect) + function

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
malfunction

Plural
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  1. Faulty functioning.
  2. Failure to function.

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Verb

Infinitive
to malfunction

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to malfunction (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. To function improperly
    She told him the machine was poorly built, but they both knew that she was the one who had malfunctioned.
  2. To fail to function

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