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General dictionaries General (29 matching dictionaries)
  1. failure, failure: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. failure: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. failure: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. failure: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. failure: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. failure: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Failure, failure: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. failure: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. Failure: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. failure: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. failure: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. failure: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. failure: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. failure: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  15. failure: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  16. Failure (Breaking Benjamin song), Failure (King Missile album), Failure (Outbreak album), Failure (The Posies album), Failure (band), Failure (disambiguation), Failure, The Failure (album): Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  17. Failure: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  18. failure: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  19. failure: Rhymezone [home, info]
  20. failure: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  21. failure: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  22. Failure: Stammtisch Beau Fleuve Acronyms [home, info]
  23. failure: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  24. failure: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  25. failure: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  26. failure: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  27. failure: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (6 matching dictionaries)
  1. failure: Glossary of Legal Terms [home, info]
  2. Failure: Construction Term Glossary [home, info]
  3. FAILURE: Bouvier's Law Dictionary 1856 Edition [home, info]
  4. failure: Legal dictionary [home, info]
  5. failure: Financial dictionary [home, info]
  6. failure: BusinessDictionary.com [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (4 matching dictionaries)
  1. failure: Free On-line Dictionary of Computing [home, info]
  2. failure: Netlingo [home, info]
  3. failure: CCI Computer [home, info]
  4. failure: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. Failure: MedFriendly Glossary [home, info]
  2. failure: online medical dictionary [home, info]
  3. failure: Medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. FAILURE: Navajo Code Talkers' Dictionary [home, info]
  2. Failure: Brilliant Dream Dictionary [home, info]
  3. FAILURE: Acronym Finder [home, info]

Science dictionaries Science (1 matching dictionary)
  1. failure: FOLDOP - Free On Line Dictionary Of Philosophy [home, info]

Sports dictionaries Sports (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Failure: Sports Definitions [home, info]

Tech dictionaries Tech (4 matching dictionaries)
  1. Failure: AUTOMOTIVE TERMS [home, info]
  2. Failure: Building pathology glossary [home, info]
  3. FAILURE: Space and Electronic Warfare Lexicon [home, info]
  4. FAILURE: Power Engineering [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (failure)

noun:  an unexpected omission ("He resented my failure to return his call")
noun:  an act that fails ("His failure to pass the test")
noun:  an event that does not accomplish its intended purpose ("The surprise party was a complete failure")
noun:  a person with a record of failing; someone who loses consistently
noun:  loss of ability to function normally ("Kidney failure")
noun:  lack of success ("He felt that his entire life had been a failure")
noun:  inability to discharge all your debts as they come due ("Fraudulent loans led to the failure of many banks")

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