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  1. fail

    • IPA[feɪl]

    英式

    • v.
      be unsuccessful in achieving one's goal;be unsuccessful in (an examination or interview)
    • n.
      a mark which is not high enough to pass an examination or test;a mistake, failure, or instance of poor performance
    • noun: fail, plural noun: fails

    • verb: fail, 3rd person present: fails, gerund or present participle: failing, past tense: failed, past participle: failed

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    • v.
      動詞
    • 1. be unsuccessful in achieving one's goal:

      he failed in his attempt to secure election

      they failed to be ranked in the top ten

    • 2. be unsuccessful in (an examination or interview):

      she failed her finals

    • 3. (of a person or a commodity) be unable to meet the standards set by (a test of quality or eligibility):

      a player has failed a drugs test

    • 4. judge (a candidate in an examination or test) not to have passed:

      the criteria used to pass or fail the candidate

    • 5. neglect to do something:

      the firm failed to give adequate risk warnings

    • 6. behave in a way contrary to expectations by not doing something:

      commuter chaos has again failed to materialize

    • 7. used to express a strong belief that something must be the case:

      she cannot have failed to be aware of the situation

    • 8. used to indicate that something invariably happens:

      such comments never failed to annoy him

    • 9. desert or let down (someone):

      at the last moment her nerve failed her

    • 10. cease to work properly; break down:

      a lorry whose brakes had failed

    • 11. become weaker or of poorer quality:

      the light began to fail

      his failing health

    • 12. (of rain or a crop or supply) be insufficient when needed or expected:

      the drought means crops have failed

    • 13. (of a business or a person) cease trading because of lack of funds:

      he lost his savings when the store failed

    • n.
      名詞
    • 1. a mark which is not high enough to pass an examination or test:

      a fail grade

    • 2. a mistake, failure, or instance of poor performance:

      their customer service is a massive fail

      his first product demo was full of fail

    • adj. (of an undertaking or a relationship) not achieving its end or not lasting; unsuccessful:

    • a failed coup attempt

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    • adj. (of an undertaking or a relationship) not achieving its end or not lasting; unsuccessful:

    • a failed coup attempt

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    • n.
      a weakness, especially in a person's character; a shortcoming:
    • pride is a terrible failing
    • prep.
      in the absence of; if not:
    • she longed to be with him and, failing that, to be alone

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    • n.
      a weakness, especially in character; a shortcoming:
    • pride is a terrible failing
    • prep.
      in default of; in the absence of:
    • she longed to be with him and, failing that, to be on her own

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    • adj.
      causing a piece of machinery to revert to a safe condition in the event of a breakdown or malfunction:
    • a forklift truck with a fail-safe device
    • n.
      a system or plan that comes into operation in the event of something going wrong or that is in place to prevent such an occurrence:
    • stewards positioned around the track as a fail-safe

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    • adj.
      causing a piece of machinery or other mechanism to revert to a safe condition in the event of a breakdown or malfunction:
    • a forklift with a fail-safe device
    • n.
      a system or plan that comes into operation in the event of something going wrong or that is there to prevent such an occurrence:
    • the secondary safety system is indeed a fail-safe

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    • ph. one of the two main political parties of the Republic of Ireland. Larger and traditionally more republican than its rival Fine Gael, it was formed in 1926 in opposition to the Anglo-Irish Treaty of 1921 by Eamon de Valera together with some of the moderate members of Sinn Fein.

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    • adj. denoting a class, course, or system of grading in which the only two grades given are “pass” and “fail.”.

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    • IPA[fāl]

    美式

    • v.
      be unsuccessful in achieving one's goal:
    • he failed in his attempt to secure election

      they failed to be ranked in the top ten

    • n.
      a grade that is not high enough to pass an examination or test.

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