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failure

US [ˈfeɪljər]
UK [ˈfeɪljə(r)]
  • n.失败;故障;失灵;倒闭
  • Web失效;衰竭;失败者
Plural Form:failures  
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n.
不成功not successful
1.
[u]
失败lack of success in doing or achieving sth
The success or failure of the plan depends on you.
这项计划的成败取决于你。
The attempt was doomed to failure .
这项尝试注定失败。
All my efforts ended in failure .
我的一切努力最后都无济于事。
the problems of economic failure and increasing unemployment
经济失败和失业人数增加的问题
She is still coming to terms with the failure of her marriage.
她还在努力适应婚姻失败的事实。
2.
[c]
失败的人(或事物)a person or thing that is not successful
The whole thing was a complete failure.
整个事情彻底失败了。
He was a failure as a teacher.
他当教师并不成功。
未做某事not doing sth
3.
[u][c]
~ to do sth
未做,未履行(应做之事)an act of not doing sth, especially sth that you are expected to do
the failure of the United Nations to maintain food supplies
联合国未能维持粮食供应
Failure to comply with the regulations will result in prosecution.
不遵守规章制度将被起诉。
机器;身体部位of machine/part of body
4.
[u][c]
故障;失灵the state of not working correctly or as expected; an occasion when this happens
patients suffering from heart/kidney, etc. failure
心脏、肾等衰竭的病人
A power failure plunged everything into darkness.
停电使一切陷入黑暗。
The cause of the crash was given as engine failure.
撞车事故的原因被认定是发动机故障。
企业of business
5.
[c][u]
business ~
倒闭a situation in which a business has to close because it is not successful
庄稼;收成of crop/harvest
6.
[u][c]
crop/harvest ~
歉收a situation in which crops do not grow correctly and do not produce food

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