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preposition     failing pronunciation in British English
  1. used for saying that if one thing is not suitable or possible, then there is something else that you can try
    failing that:

    You should get them to pay for the damage, or failing that, claim on the insurance.

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a description of an economic or political situation based on analysis of information at the present time

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an unregulated form of capitalism that features financial deregulation, privatisation and low tax for high earners

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