failure

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈfeɪljər/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈfeɪlyɚ/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(fālyər)


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failure

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. a [dismal, disappointing, predictable] failure
  2. that was a [complete, total] failure
  3. at least it was not a [complete] failure
  4. was a failure on my part
  5. well, [today, the party] was a failure
  6. I feel (like) a failure
  7. I felt a [complete, total] failure
  8. a failure to [comply, provide, meet]
  9. failure to [comply, do so, pay] will (result in)
  10. failure to [notice, communicate]
  11. the baby's failure to [thrive, latch on]
  12. [fines, sanctions, penalties] for payment failure
  13. [rate, chance] of failure
  14. experienced a (part) failure
  15. do not accept failure
  16. failure is unacceptable
  17. (we) learn through failure
  18. his life was [plagued, strewn, littered] with failures
  19. failures and successes
  20. [kidney, heart, liver, renal] failure
  21. went into [kidney] failure
  22. engine failure
  23. failure of [a part, an engine, a machine]
  24. failure or malfunction
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