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English definition of “falter”

falter

verb [I]     /ˈfɔːltər/
STOP BEING SUCCESSFUL to stop being confident , powerful , or successful : In the late 1980s his career began to falter.Becoming and making less strongFailing and doing badly
MAKE MISTAKES to pause , make mistakes , or seem weak when you are talking or moving : Her voice didn't falter once during the ceremony . a few faltering steps HesitatingUncertaintyWeakness and vulnerability
(Definition of falter verb from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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