Translation of "failure" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary


noun [ C or U ] (NO SUCCESS) 失敗 uk us /ˈfeɪ.ljər/ US  /-ljɚ/

when someone or something does not succeed

The meeting was a complete/total failure. 這次會議是徹頭徹尾的失敗。
I'm a bit of a failure at making (= I cannot make) cakes. 我做蛋糕做得比較失敗。
I feel such a failure (= so unsuccessful). 我覺得自己太失敗了。
Their attempt to climb the Eiger ended in failure. 他們攀登艾格峰的嘗試以失敗告終。
The whole project was doomed to failure right from the start (= It could never have succeeded). 整個專案計劃從一開始就註定了要失敗。

(Translation of “failure noun (NO SUCCESS)” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)