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    failure - Dictionary definition and meaning for word failure

    Definition
    (noun) an act that fails
    Example Sentence
    • his failure to pass the test
    Definition
    (noun) an event that does not accomplish its intended purpose
    Example Sentence
    • the surprise party was a complete failure
    Definition
    (noun) lack of success
    Example Sentence
    • he felt that his entire life had been a failure
    • that year there was a crop failure
    Definition
    (noun) a person with a record of failing; someone who loses consistently Definition
    (noun) an unexpected omission
    Example Sentence
    • he resented my failure to return his call
    • the mechanic's failure to check the brakes
    Definition
    (noun) inability to discharge all your debts as they come due
    Synonyms : bankruptcy
    Example Sentence
    • the company had to declare bankruptcy
    • fraudulent loans led to the failure of many banks
    Definition
    (noun) loss of ability to function normally
    Example Sentence
    • kidney failure
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