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verb tamper pronunciation in American English /ˈtæmpər/
Word Forms
present tense
present participletampering
past tensetampered
past participletampered

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phrasal verb

tamper with

Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theytamper with
he/she/ittampers with
present participletampering with
past tensetampered with
past participletampered with
tamper with something to touch something that you should not touch, and to change it in some way, often because you want to spoil it

It was clear that someone had tampered with the computer.

the possibility that evidence might be tampered with



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