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intr.v. mal·func·tioned, mal·func·tion·ing, mal·func·tions
To fail to function properly.
A failure to function properly.
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Adj.1.malfunctioning - not performing or able to perform its regular functionmalfunctioning - not performing or able to perform its regular function; "a malfunctioning valve"
functioning - performing or able to perform its regular function; "a functioning flashlight"
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