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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To fail to work as it should.

Usage examples (34)
  • The Internet treats censorship as a malfunction and routes around it.
  • The cause of the malfunction is under investigation, she said.
  • Whether they came under enemy fire or had a piece of navigation equipment malfunction is anyone's guess.
  • A malfunction is a failure of the weapon to operate satisfactorily. for more
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