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  • fail — vi 1: to be or become inadequate or unsuccessful esp. in fulfilling certain formal requirements even though one or more terms are left open a contract for sale does not fail for indefiniteness Uniform Commercial Code 2: to become bankrupt or… …   Law dictionary

  • Fail-Safe (1964 film) — articleissues plot = July 2008 trivia = July 2008 unreferenced = July 2008Infobox Film name = Fail Safe caption = original movie poster amg id = 1:16577 imdb id = 0058083 producer = Sidney Lumet Charles H. Maguire Max E. Youngstein director =… …   Wikipedia

  • fail — v. & n. v. 1 intr. not succeed (failed in persuading; failed to qualify; tried but failed). 2 a tr. & intr. be unsuccessful in (an examination, test, interview, etc.); be rejected as a candidate. b tr. (of a commodity etc.) not pass (a test of… …   Useful english dictionary

  • default — de·fault /di fȯlt, dē ˌfȯlt/ n [Anglo French defalte defaute lack, fault, failure to answer a summons, from defaillir to be lacking, fail, from de , intensive prefix + faillir to fail] 1: failure to do something required by duty (as under a… …   Law dictionary

  • default — /di fawlt /, n. 1. failure to act; inaction or neglect: They lost their best client by sheer default. 2. failure to meet financial obligations. 3. Law. failure to perform an act or obligation legally required, esp. to appear in court or to plead… …   Universalium

  • default — /dəˈfɔlt / (say duh fawlt) noun 1. failure to act; neglect. 2. failure to meet financial obligations. 3. Law failure to perform an act or obligation legally required, especially to appear in court or to plead at a time assigned. 4. failure to… …   Australian-English dictionary

  • … but the clouds … — Samuel Beckett wrote his television play ... but the clouds ... between October November 1976 “to replace a film of Play which the BBC had sent [him] for approval (and which he had rejected)” [Ackerley, C. J. and Gontarski, S. E., (Eds.) The… …   Wikipedia

  • default — I. noun Etymology: Middle English defaute, defaulte, from Anglo French, from defaillir to be lacking, fail, from de + faillir to fail Date: 13th century 1. failure to do something required by duty or law ; neglect 2. archaic fault 3. a failure to …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • default — [dē fôlt′, difôlt′] n. [ME < OFr defaute < VL * defallita, pp. of * defallere, to lack < L de , away + fallere, to FAIL] 1. failure to do something or be somewhere when required or expected; specif., a) failure to pay money due b)… …   English World dictionary

  • Arguments for and against drug prohibition — Arguments about the prohibition of drugs, and over drug policy reform, are subjects of considerable controversy. The following is a presentation of major drug policy arguments, including those for drug law enforcement on one side of the debate,… …   Wikipedia

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