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1fail/ˈfeɪl/verb
failsfailedfailing
1fail
/ˈfeɪl/
verb
failsfailedfailing
Learner's definition of FAIL  
: to not succeed : to end without success
[no object]
[+ object]
— followed by to + verb
   b  [no object]  : to not succeed as a business : to become bankrupt
[+ object]  : to not do (something that you should do or are expected to do) — followed by to + verb
   b  : to not do something
[+ object]
— followed by to + verb
[no object]
[+ object]  : to not do or provide something that is needed by (someone)
: to be unsuccessful in passing (an examination, a course of study, etc.)
[+ object]
[no object]
   b  [+ object]  : to decide that (someone) has not passed an examination or course of study
[no object] 
: to stop working
   b  : to lose strength : to become weak or weaker
2fail/ˈfeɪl/noun
2fail
/ˈfeɪl/
noun
Learner's definition of FAIL  

without fail

— used to stress that something always happens
— used to stress that something will definitely happen
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