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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
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