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flop

noun [C]
 
 
/flɒp/ informal
an unsuccessful product, plan, etc.: The film was the first commercial flop of the director's career. The plan to create a separate internet subsidiary proved a flop.a complete/total/expensive flop The new mobile technology turned out to be an expensive flop.
Translations of “flop”
in Arabic فَشَل…
in Korean 실패작…
in Malaysian kegagalan…
in French flop…
in Turkish fiyasko, başarısızlık, yere düşme…
in Italian fiasco, frana…
in Chinese (Traditional) 失敗, 失敗,不成功…
in Russian провал, неудача, шлепок…
in Polish niewypał, klaps…
in Vietnamese thất bại hoàn toàn…
in Spanish fracaso…
in Portuguese fracasso, fiasco…
in Thai ความล้มเหลว…
in German die Pleite…
in Catalan fracàs…
in Japanese 失敗…
in Indonesian kegagalan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 失败, 失败,不成功…
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