Bedeutung von “failure” im Essential American English Dictionary


noun us /ˈfeɪl·jər/

[ no plural ] a situation in which someone or something does not succeed:

Their attempt to climb the mountain ended in failure.

someone or something that does not succeed:

I felt like a failure after losing the race.
→ Opposite success

[ no plural ] a situation in which you do not do something that you are expected to do:

Failure to pay within 14 days will result in a fine.

(Definition von “failure” aus dem Webster's Essential Mini Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)