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"fallible" in British English

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fallibleadjective

uk   us   /ˈfæl.ɪ.bl̩/
able or ​likely to make ​mistakes: We ​placeourtrust in ​doctors, but they are fallible like everyone ​else. A fallible ​object or ​system is ​likely not to ​work in a ​satisfactory way: This ​method is more fallible than most because it ​depends on ​careful and ​accuratetiming.
Opposite
fallibility
noun [U] uk   /ˌfæl.ɪˈbɪl.ɪ.ti/  us   /-ə.t̬i/
The ​playdeals with the fallibility ofhumannature.
(Definition of fallible from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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fallibleadjective

 us   /ˈfæl·ə·bəl/
(of a ​person) ​able to ​fail or ​likely to make ​mistakes, or (of an ​object or ​system) ​likely not to ​worksatisfactorily: Human ​beings are fallible.
fallibility
noun [U]  us   /ˌfæl·əˈbɪl·ɪ·t̬i/
Women are ​urged to take the ​test, ​despiteits fallibility.
(Definition of fallible from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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