Definition of nonfunctioning in English:

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nonfunctioning

Pronunciation: /ˌnänˈfəNGkSHəniNG/

adjective

Not working or operating properly: nonfunctioning smoke detectors are common
More example sentences
  • A prosthesis is an artificial replacement for a missing or non-functioning body part.
  • In the late 1980s, the capital city of Malabo had two non-functioning movie theaters used for government events.
  • Asking the doctor to adjust the non-functioning spouse's treatment might be more satisfactory for both partners.

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Syllabification: non·func·tion·ing

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