backfire

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backfire /ˈbækˌfajɚ/ verb
backfires; backfired; backfiring
backfire
/ˈbækˌfajɚ/
verb
backfires; backfired; backfiring
Learner's definition of BACKFIRE
[no object]
of an engine or vehicle : to make a loud sound when fuel is not burned properly
: to have the opposite result of what was desired or expected

— backfire

noun, plural backfires [count]
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