Translation of "failure" - English-Italian dictionary

failure

noun uk /ˈfeɪl·jər/ us /ˈfeɪl·jər/

[ no plural ] a situation in which someone or something does not succeed

insuccesso, fallimento
Their attempt to climb the mountain ended in failure. Il loro tentativo di scalare la montagna è fallito.

someone or something that does not succeed

fallimento, disastro, frana
I felt like a failure after losing the race. Mi sono sentito un fallimento dopo aver perso la gara.
→ Opposite success

[ no plural ] a situation in which you do not do something that you are expected to do

mancanza, incapacità
Failure to pay within 14 days will result in a fine. Il mancato pagamento entro 14 giorni comporterà una sanzione.

(Translation of “failure” from the Cambridge English–Italian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)