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Definition of Failure


  1. Cessation of supply, or total defect; a failing; deficiency; as, failure of rain; failure of crops.
  2. Omission; nonperformance; as, the failure to keep a promise.
  3. Want of success; the state of having failed.
  4. Decay, or defect from decay; deterioration; as, the failure of memory or of sight.
  5. A becoming insolvent; bankruptcy; suspension of payment; as, failure in business.
  6. A failing; a slight fault.
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Failure Translations

failure in Italian is colpo fallito, fallimentare, fiasco
failure in Norwegian is fiasko, svikt, falitt
failure in Portuguese is falha
failure in Spanish is fiasco, fracaso
failure in Swedish is fel, misslyckas