failure

failure
-jə
noun
1) (the state or act of failing: She was upset by her failure in the exam; failure of the electricity supply.) fracaso, suspenso, corte
2) (an unsuccessful person or thing: He felt he was a failure.) fracasado
3) (inability, refusal etc to do something: his failure to reply.) incapacidad
failure n fracaso
failure
tr['feɪljəSMALLr/SMALL]
noun
1 (lack of success) fracaso
2 SMALLCOMMERCE/SMALL quiebra
3 SMALLEDUCATION/SMALL suspenso
4 (person) fracasado,-a
5 (breakdown) fallo, avería
the delay is due to engine failure el retraso se debe a un fallo mecánico
6 (of crops) pérdida
7 (inability) incapacidad nombre femenino; (neglect) falta
her failure to answer el hecho de que no pudiera contestar
failure to attend falta de asistencia
failure to pay falta de pago
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SMALLIDIOMATIC EXPRESSION/SMALL
heart failure paro cardíaco
failure ['feɪljər] n
1) : fracaso m, malogro m
crop failure: pérdida de la cosecha
heart failure: insuficiencia cardíaca
engine failure: falla mecánica
2) bankruptcy: bancarrota f, quiebra f
3) : fracaso m (persona)
he was a failure as a manager: como gerente, fue un fracaso
failure
n.
avería s.f.
despeño s.m.
falla s.f.
fallecimiento s.m.
fallo s.m.
falta s.f.
fiasco s.m.
fracasado s.m.
fracaso s.m.
malogro s.m.
naufragio s.m.
omisión s.f.
quiebra s.f.
suspenso s.m.
'feɪljər, 'feɪljə(r)
noun
1)
a) u (of marriage, talks) fracaso m
b) c (unsuccessful thing, attempt) fracaso m; (insolvency) quiebra f; (before n)

failure rate — (Busn) proporción f de quiebras; (Educ) índice m de fracaso escolar

c) c (person) fracaso m
d) c u (breakdown)

engine failure — falla f mecánica or (Esp) fallo m mecánico

power failure — apagón m

heart/kidney failure — insuficiencia f cardíaca/renal

2) (expressing negation)

failure to + INF: failure to carry out orders el incumplimiento de las órdenes; her failure to understand — el (hecho de) que no entendiera/entienda

['feɪljǝ(r)]
1. N
1) (=lack of success) fracaso m ; (in exam) suspenso m ; [of crops] pérdida f ; [of supplies] corte m , interrupción f ; [of hopes] frustración f , malogro m

to end in failure — acabar mal, malograrse (LAm)

it was a complete failure — fue un fracaso total

the crop was a total failure — la cosecha se perdió por completo

power 3.
2) (Tech) fallo m , avería f ; (Med) crisis f inv , ataque m ; (Econ) quiebra f ; heart
3) (=person) fracasado(-a) m / 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

2.
CPD

failure rate N(in exams) porcentaje m de suspensos; [of machine] porcentaje m de averías

* * *
['feɪljər, 'feɪljə(r)]
noun
1)
a) u (of marriage, talks) fracaso m
b) c (unsuccessful thing, attempt) fracaso m; (insolvency) quiebra f; (before n)

failure rate — (Busn) proporción f de quiebras; (Educ) índice m de fracaso escolar

c) c (person) fracaso m
d) c u (breakdown)

engine failure — falla f mecánica or (Esp) fallo m mecánico

power failure — apagón m

heart/kidney failure — insuficiencia f cardíaca/renal

2) (expressing negation)

failure to + INF: failure to carry out orders el incumplimiento de las órdenes; her failure to understand — el (hecho de) que no entendiera/entienda


English-spanish dictionary. 2013.

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