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failure

noun
 
/ˈfeɪl·jər/
[no plural] a situation in which someone or something does not succeed
失敗
Their attempt to climb the mountain ended in failure.
someone or something that does not succeed
失敗作, 落後者
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
不履行
Failure to pay within 14 days will result in a fine.
(Definition of failure from the Cambridge English-Japanese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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