English to Afrikaans Meaning :: failure

mislukking
Failure :
mislukking
- mislukkingmislukkings
 

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Noun(1) an act that fails(2) an event that does not accomplish its intended purpose(3) lack of success(4) a person with a record of failing; someone who loses consistently(5) an unexpected omission(6) inability to discharge all your debts as they come due(7) loss of ability to function normally

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(1) What if we are suffering from a failure of imagination?(2) Both the success and the failure of this movie are to be found in the author's treatment of the narrative.(3) Plus, dealing with failure would require more than running to a shop with the receipt for a warranty exchange.(4) During any sudden power failure , the system automatically switches to regular electricity.(5) symptoms of heart failure(6) New national policies are doomed to failure if they are not part of an overall solution.(7) To put it generously, this was a terrible failure of imagination.(8) Colleges could face stiff sanctions for failure to comply with requirements, the bill states.(9) In view of the role played by aneuploidy in carcinogenesis and in human reproductive failure , this omission is perhaps surprising.(10) Hence, the high rate of hatching failure in bee-eaters requires explanation.(11) a chance engine failure(12) We fully expected each failure , because we knew quite well when we had broken the rules.(13) Air crash investigators said engine failure may have been one of the factors to blame for the tragedy that unfolded near Hemingbrough.(14) Key factors influencing the success or failure of the government's policy are likely to be psychological in nature.(15) Ian Grant has suffered total renal failure and now requires dialysis three times a week.(16) For this reason health should be the pre-eminent measure of the success or failure of development policies in the next century.
Related Words
(1) power failure ::
kragonderbreking
(2) failure rate ::
druipsyfer
(3) renal failure ::
nier versaking
(4) respiratory failure ::
Respiratoriese mislukking
(5) crop failure ::
misoes
(6) failure to appear ::
versuim om te verskyn
(7) equipment failure ::
toerusting mislukking
(8) catastrophic failure ::
katastrofiese mislukking
(9) single point of failure ::
enkele punt van mislukking
(10) engine failure ::
enjin mislukking
Synonyms
Noun
1. lack of success ::
gebrek aan sukses
2. fiasco ::
fiasko
3. loser ::
verloorder
4. negligence ::
nalatigheid
5. inadequacy ::
ontoereikendheid
6. breaking down ::
afbreek
7. collapse ::
inval
8. bankruptcy ::
bankrotskap
Antonyms
1. success ::
sukses
Different Forms
failure, failures
Word Example from TV Shows

The best way to learn proper English is to read news report, and watch news on TV. Watching TV shows is a great way to learn casual English, slang words, understand culture reference and humor. If you have already watched these shows then you may recall the words used in the following dialogs.

He asked her out once.
It was an embarrassing failure.

He asked her out once. It was an embarrassing FAILURE.

The Big Bang Theory Season 1, Episode 5


- Fear of failure!
- Lack of confidence!

- Fear of FAILURE! - Lack of confidence!

The Big Bang Theory Season 9, Episode 12


A failure of imagination.

A FAILURE of imagination.

Game of Thrones Season 7, Episode 3


But I would like to remind you that in
science there\'s no such thing as failure.

But I would like to remind you that in science there's no such thing as FAILURE.

The Big Bang Theory Season 3, Episode 1


(Klaxon sounds)
Power failure.

(Klaxon sounds) Power FAILURE.

The Big Bang Theory Season 5, Episode 15


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