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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR MALFUNCTIONING

But the medics think it was some malfunctioning of the lungs.

It is a typical example of malfunctioning, probably as vivid as the language of politics.

WORD ORIGIN

1827, from mal- "bad, badly, wrong" + function. As a verb, by 1888. Related: Malfunctioned; malfunctioning.

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