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Translation of "failure" - English-Russian dictionary

failure

noun     /ˈfeɪljər/
NO SUCCESS [U] B2 when someone or something does not succeed неудача, провал 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 неудачник, неудача 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 невыполнение чего-либо 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 повреждение, перебой heart failure All trains were delayed due to a power failure.Failing and doing badly
(Definition of failure from the Cambridge English-Russian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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