Translation of "failure" - English-Italian dictionary


noun uk /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.

someone or something that does not succeed

fallimento, disastro, frana
I felt like a failure after losing the race.
→ 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.

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