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  1. 1
    a lack of success in doing something

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  2. 4
    a situation in which something such as a machine or an organ in your body stops working correctly

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    1. a.
      a situation in which a business cannot continue operating

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a generation … who are balancing working life with caring for both their teenage children and elderly parents

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