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noun [countable] informal fail pronunciation in American English /feɪl/ 
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singularfail
pluralfails
  1. a mistake or a failure, especially of something that was expected to be good

    The US healthcare system is just a fail in both cost and healthcare outcomes.

    If the aim was to get our sympathy, it's an epic fail.

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