Meaning of “foul-up” in the English Dictionary

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"foul-up" in British English

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foul-upnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈfaʊl.ʌp/ us /ˈfaʊl.ʌp/ UK informal

(Definition of “foul-up” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"foul-up" in American English

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foul-upnoun [ C ]

us /fɑʊl ˌʌp/ infml

a big or stupid mistake that upsets people:

I do not allow any foul-ups in this company.

(Definition of “foul-up” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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