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fail-safe

1 adjective giving protectionformal clothes are your fail-safe choice b'fhearr duit éadaí foirmeálta a chaitheamhit's a fail-safe approach cur chuige é nach dteipfidh 2 adjective COMP, ENG in event of breakdownatá slán i gcás teipefail-safe computer software bogearraí a bheidh slán i gcás teipe 3 noun means of avoiding riskwe have loads of stewards as a fail-safe tá go leor maor againn lena chinntiú nach dtarlóidh aon rud as bealach, tá go leor maor againn lena chinntiú go mbeidh gach rud i gceartthis contract is our fail-safe is é an conradh seo an chosaint atá againn; má bhíonn aon fhadhb ann, tá an conradh seo againn 4 noun COMP, ENG mechanismmeicníocht chosantaopen is the fail-safe for electronic door locks osclóidh na doirse sa chás go dteipfeadh ar an nglas leictreonach