failure - Definition in the Cambridge English-Polish Dictionary - Cambridge Dictionaries Online

Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Polish translation of “failure”

See all translations

failure

noun
 
 
/ˈfeɪljər/
NO SUCCESS [U] B2 when someone or something does not succeed
niepowodzenie
Their attempt to climb Everest ended in failure. Failing and doing badlyFailuresAccidents and disastersHigher and lower points of achievement
PERSON/ACTION [C] someone or something that does not succeed
niepowodzenie, ofiara losu
All my life I've felt like a failure.Failing and doing badlyFailuresAccidents and disastersHigher and lower points of achievement
failure to do sth B2 when you do not do something that you must do or are expected to do
niezrobienie czegoś
Failure to pay within 14 days will result in prosecution.Failing and doing badly
NOT WORKING [C, U] B2 when something does not work, or stops working as well as it should
awaria, uszkodzenie, niewydolność
heart failure All trains were delayed due to a power failure.Failing and doing badly
(Definition of failure from the Cambridge English-Polish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “failure” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

kick off

the time when a game of football starts, or when it begins again after it has stopped because of a goal, etc.

Word of the Day

She’s got very good posture. (How we stand and sit)

by Liz Walter,
May 27, 2015
Recently on this blog, we looked at the words that we use to describe the way we move. This week we’re looking at words for describing our bodies when they are still, whether we are standing or sitting. Since most of us do far too much of this, let’s start with sitting.

Read More 

ancestral health noun

May 25, 2015
diet based on the presumed diet of our Palaeolithic ancestors ‘Ancestral health,’ to use a term popular among Paleo followers, has gone mass.

Read More