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troubleshoot

or trou·ble-shoot

[ truhb-uhl-shoot ]
/ ˈtrʌb əlˌʃut /
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verb (used without object), trou·ble·shoot·ed or trou·ble·shot, trou·ble·shoot·ing.

to act or be employed as a troubleshooter: She troubleshoots for a large industrial firm.

verb (used with object), trou·ble·shoot·ed or trou·ble·shot, trou·ble·shoot·ing.

to deal with in the capacity of a troubleshooter.

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Origin of troubleshoot

First recorded in 1930–35; back formation from troubleshooter
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