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English Definitionmalfunction; breakdown; defect; shortcoming; fault; failure; impediment; error; bug (in software)
Simplified Script故障
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄍㄨˋ ㄓㄤˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)gu3zoeng3
Part of Speech(名) noun
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=6
Word Decomposition
happening; instance; reason; cause; intentional; former; old; friend; therefore; hence; (of people) to die, dead
zhàngto block; to hinder; to obstruct

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