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flop

noun [C]
 
 
/flɒp/ informal
FAILURE something that is not a success: The party was a bit of a flop.Failing and doing badly
MOVEMENT a movement towards the ground, or the noise someone or something makes as they fall down: She fell onto the bed with a flop.Falling and droppingMoving downwards
Translations of “flop”
in Arabic فَشَل…
in Korean 실패작…
in Malaysian kegagalan…
in French flop…
in Turkish fiyasko, başarısızlık, yere düşme…
in Italian fiasco, frana…
in Chinese (Traditional) 失敗, 失敗,不成功…
in Russian провал, неудача, шлепок…
in Polish niewypał, klaps…
in Vietnamese thất bại hoàn toàn…
in Spanish fracaso…
in Portuguese fracasso, fiasco…
in Thai ความล้มเหลว…
in German die Pleite…
in Catalan fracàs…
in Japanese 失敗…
in Indonesian kegagalan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 失败, 失败,不成功…
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