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English definition of “fiasco”

fiasco

noun [C]     /fiˈæs.kəʊ/ US  /-koʊ/ (plural fiascos or mainly US fiascoes)
something planned that goes wrong and is a complete failure , usually in an embarrassing way: The show was a fiasco - one actor forgot his lines and another fell off the stage .FailuresAccidents and disastersHigher and lower points of achievement
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