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failures

noun , plural of failure

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1 a falling short of one's goals
  • the failure of the school's fund-raising drive was a big disappointment to all
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2 something that has failed
  • the students' first attempt to build a homemade rocket was a disappointing failure
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3 a falling short of an essential or desirable amount or number
  • the failure of the potato crop had a devastating effect on the population of Ireland
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4 the inability to pay one's debts
  • years of prolonged economic depression, when business failures were common
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