failing

failing

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English

Pronunciation

  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈfeɪ.lɪŋ/
  • Rhymes: -eɪlɪŋ

Verb

failing

  1. present participle of fail

Noun

failing (plural failings)

  1. weakness; defect
    His worst failing is his temper.

Translations

Preposition

failing

  1. if the preferred or prior option is not possible
    A large proportion of the females employed in other firms are said to have signified their intention of going on strike, failing a settlement.

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