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failure / fracaso
failure   [ˈfeɪljər]
A. -noun
1. (=lack of success)   fracaso (m)   (in exam)   suspenso (m)
a. [of crops]   pérdida (f)
b. [of supplies]   corte (m),   interrupciónoun (f)
c. [of hopes]   frustraciónoun (f),   malogro (m)
·to end in failure
·acabar mal,   malograrse Latin America
·it was a complete failure
·fue un fracaso total
·the crop was a total failure
·la cosecha se perdió por completo
2. (technical)   fallo (m),   avería (f)   (medicine)   crisis feminine invariable,   ataque (m)   (finance)   quiebra (f)
3. (=person)   fracasado (m) / fracasada (f)
4. (=neglect)   falta (f)
·his failure to come
·su ausencia,   el que no viniera
·failure to pay   incumplimiento (m) en el pago,   impago (m)
B. -compound
·failure rate   -noun   (in exams)   porcentaje (m) de suspensos
a. [of machine]   porcentaje (m) de averías
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged and Audio Headword Pronunciation (Spanish) 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co Ltd. 1971,1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992,1993,1996,1997,2000,2003,2005.
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