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fiasco

noun [C] uk   /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.
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