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failure

noun
phrases
1 noun lack of success of attemptteip fem2  c m uall attempts have ended in failure teip an toradh a bhí ar gach iarracht, theip glan ar gach iarracht 2 noun inability to do sth or fact of not doing sthcliseadh masc  c m uteip fem2  c m uthe failure of the management to change the team cliseadh na bainistíochta an fhoireann a athrútheir failure to return went unremarked níor luadh nár fhill siad, níor luadh nár bhac siad filleadh
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3 noun unsuccessful event, action etcteip fem2  c m uher efforts were a complete failure theip glan ar a cuid iarrachtaí 4 noun person who has failedsuarachán masc1  c m uspreasán masc1  c m ucúl le rathhe felt a failure bhraith sé nárbh fhiú faic é, cheap sé gur bheagmhaitheasach an duine é 5 noun MED of organ cliseadh masc  c m uteip fem2  c m ukidney failure cliseadh duáin, cliseadh duánach 6 noun ENG, ELECTRIC, COMP of machine, mechanical system etccliseadh masc  c m uteip fem2  c m uthe failure of the brakes cliseadh na gcoscán 7 noun COMM, POL of business, group, ideologyteip fem2  c m ucliseadh masc  c m ubusiness failure cliseadh gnó 8 noun AGR of cropteip fem2  c m ucliseadh masc  c m uloiceadh masc  c m uthe failure of the crop loiceadh an fhómhair 9 noun lack of personal qualityteip fem2  c m ucliseadh masc  c m uhe suffered a failure of nerve chaill sé a mhisneach, theip ar a mhisneach
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a sense of humour failure

informal, pejorative easpa acmhainn grinndíobháil acmhainn grinn

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