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failing

noun [C] uk   /ˈfeɪ.lɪŋ/ us  
a fault or weakness: His one big failing is that he never says he's sorry.

failing

preposition uk   /ˈfeɪ.lɪŋ/ us  
if that is not possible: Buy her some flowers, or failing that, just send her a card. Appointments are available on the 2nd and the 6th of this month but failing either of those, we could fit you in on the 15th.

failing

adjective uk   /ˈfeɪ.lɪŋ/ us  
becoming weaker or less successful: a failing business failing eyesight In the failing light, it was hard to read the street signs.
Traducciones de “failing”
en chino (tradicionál) 弱點, 缺點…
en ruso недостаток…
en turco kusur, kötü kalite…
en chino (simplificado) 弱点, 缺点…
en polaco słabość, wada…
(Definition of failing from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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