fracaso


fracaso
m.
failure.
un rotundo fracaso an outright failure
todo fue un fracaso the whole thing was a disaster
el fracaso escolar educational failure, poor performance at school
pres.indicat.
1st person singular (yo) present indicative of spanish verb: fracasar.
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fracaso
nombre masculino
1 failure
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noun m.
failure
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SM failure

el fracaso de las negociaciones — the failure of the negotiations

la reforma está condenada al fracaso — the reform is doomed to failure, the reform is destined to fail

ir en dirección al fracaso — to be heading for disaster

¡es un fracaso! — he's a disaster!

es un fracaso total — it's a complete disaster

fracaso escolar — academic failure

fracaso sentimental — disappointment in love

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masculino failure

un fracaso amoroso or sentimental — a disappointment in love

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= flop, failure, underdog, bust, dog, defeat, fiasco, flake out, goof, write-off [writeoff], foundering, dud.
Ex. And at worst, if the trip is a flop (it happens!), at least he is glad to get back to work.
Ex. DBMS systems aim to cope with system failure and generate restart procedures.
Ex. A chapter each is devoted to the comic hero, comedian, humorist, rogue, trickster, clown, fool, underdog, and simpleton.
Ex. The article 'El Dorado or bust?' warns that the electronic market is changing.
Ex. 'On the Internet, nobody knows you're a dog -- the digital media has made possible the leveling of the playing field.
Ex. Indeed, in larger libraries, there are those who regard a referral as tantamount to an admission of defeat.
Ex. The history of the British Library is presented with particular reference to the political and administrative fiascos that have punctuated its development.
Ex. The show was a real flake out.
Ex. The film's supple structure, surprisingly light touch, and bravura performances make it perhaps the most fully formed, half-hearted goof ever.
Ex. Gareth Jones's film makes a series of misjudgments so damaging that the whole thing is a virtual write-off.
Ex. The article is entitled 'Liberalism in a body bag: the foundering of the Middle East peace process'.
Ex. It may be tempting the weather gods just to point this out, but this has been a dud of a hurricane season so far.
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* abocado al fracaso = failing, doomed.
* abocado al fracaso desde el comienzo = doomed from + the beginning, doomed from + the outset, doomed from + the start.
* abocado al fracaso desde el principio = doomed from + the start, doomed from + the outset, doomed to + failure from its inception, doomed to + failure, doomed from + the beginning.
* camino seguro al fracaso = blueprint for failure.
* condenado al fracaso desde el comienzo = doomed from + the beginning, doomed from + the outset, doomed from + the start.
* condenado al fracaso desde el principio = doomed from + the start, doomed from + the outset, doomed from + the beginning.
* conseguir éxitos y fracasos = encounter + problems and successes.
* éxitos o fracasos = successes or failures.
* éxitos y fracasos = pitfalls and successes, successes and failures.
* fórmula para el fracaso = blueprint for failure.
* fracaso bochornoso = embarrassing failure.
* fracaso desde el principio = doomed failure.
* fracaso escolar = school failure.
* fracaso lamentable = embarrassing failure.
* fracaso miserable = miserable failure.
* fracaso rotundo = resounding failure, complete failure.
* fracaso total = complete failure.
* fracaso vergonzoso = embarrassing failure.
* índice de fracaso escolar = failure rate, dropout rate.
* obtener éxitos y fracasos = experience + problems and successes.
* predestinado al fracaso = doomed.
* predestinado al fracaso desde el comienzo = doomed to + failure from its inception, doomed to + failure, doomed to + failure.
* ser un fracaso = nothing + come of, prove + a failure.
* significar fracaso = signify + failure, spell + failure.
* suponer la diferencia entre el éxito o el fracaso = make or break.
* tasa de fracaso escolar = dropout rate, failure rate.
* traer consigo fracaso = spell + failure.
* traer fracaso = spell + failure.
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masculino failure

un fracaso amoroso or sentimental — a disappointment in love

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= flop, failure, underdog, bust, dog, defeat, fiasco, flake out, goof, write-off [writeoff], foundering, dud.

Ex: And at worst, if the trip is a flop (it happens!), at least he is glad to get back to work.

Ex: DBMS systems aim to cope with system failure and generate restart procedures.
Ex: A chapter each is devoted to the comic hero, comedian, humorist, rogue, trickster, clown, fool, underdog, and simpleton.
Ex: The article 'El Dorado or bust?' warns that the electronic market is changing.
Ex: 'On the Internet, nobody knows you're a dog -- the digital media has made possible the leveling of the playing field.
Ex: Indeed, in larger libraries, there are those who regard a referral as tantamount to an admission of defeat.
Ex: The history of the British Library is presented with particular reference to the political and administrative fiascos that have punctuated its development.
Ex: The show was a real flake out.
Ex: The film's supple structure, surprisingly light touch, and bravura performances make it perhaps the most fully formed, half-hearted goof ever.
Ex: Gareth Jones's film makes a series of misjudgments so damaging that the whole thing is a virtual write-off.
Ex: The article is entitled 'Liberalism in a body bag: the foundering of the Middle East peace process'.
Ex: It may be tempting the weather gods just to point this out, but this has been a dud of a hurricane season so far.
* abocado al fracaso = failing, doomed.
* abocado al fracaso desde el comienzo = doomed from + the beginning, doomed from + the outset, doomed from + the start.
* abocado al fracaso desde el principio = doomed from + the start, doomed from + the outset, doomed to + failure from its inception, doomed to + failure, doomed from + the beginning.
* camino seguro al fracaso = blueprint for failure.
* condenado al fracaso desde el comienzo = doomed from + the beginning, doomed from + the outset, doomed from + the start.
* condenado al fracaso desde el principio = doomed from + the start, doomed from + the outset, doomed from + the beginning.
* conseguir éxitos y fracasos = encounter + problems and successes.
* éxitos o fracasos = successes or failures.
* éxitos y fracasos = pitfalls and successes, successes and failures.
* fórmula para el fracaso = blueprint for failure.
* fracaso bochornoso = embarrassing failure.
* fracaso desde el principio = doomed failure.
* fracaso escolar = school failure.
* fracaso lamentable = embarrassing failure.
* fracaso miserable = miserable failure.
* fracaso rotundo = resounding failure, complete failure.
* fracaso total = complete failure.
* fracaso vergonzoso = embarrassing failure.
* índice de fracaso escolar = failure rate, dropout rate.
* obtener éxitos y fracasos = experience + problems and successes.
* predestinado al fracaso = doomed.
* predestinado al fracaso desde el comienzo = doomed to + failure from its inception, doomed to + failure, doomed to + failure.
* ser un fracaso = nothing + come of, prove + a failure.
* significar fracaso = signify + failure, spell + failure.
* suponer la diferencia entre el éxito o el fracaso = make or break.
* tasa de fracaso escolar = dropout rate, failure rate.
* traer consigo fracaso = spell + failure.
* traer fracaso = spell + failure.

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fracaso
masculine
1 (acción) failure
ha sufrido or tenido varios fracasos profesionales she has had several failures in her work
el proyecto estaba condenado al fracaso the project was destined to fail o doomed to failure
un fracaso amoroso or sentimental a disappointment in love
un fracaso rotundo a complete failure
2 (obra, persona) failure
su última película fue un fracaso her last movie was a failure o (colloq) flop, her last movie bombed (AmE colloq)
como profesor es un fracaso he's a disaster o failure as a teacher, he's a hopeless teacher
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Del verbo fracasar: (conjugate fracasar)

fracaso es:

1ª persona singular (yo) presente indicativo

fracasó es:

3ª persona singular (él/ella/usted) pretérito indicativo

Multiple Entries:
fracasar    
fracaso
fracasar (conjugate fracasar) verbo intransitivo
to fail
fracaso sustantivo masculino
failure
fracasar verbo intransitivo to fail
fracaso sustantivo masculino failure: el despegue del cohete fue un fracaso, the rocket lift-off was a failure
'fracaso' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
derrota
- estrepitosa
- estrepitoso
- responsabilizar
- sed
- sentenciar
- servir
- contundente
- destinado
- naufragio
- rotundo
English:
bomb
- defeat
- dismal
- failure
- flop
- mainly
- no-win
- resounding
- unmitigated
- unqualified
- washout
- break
- fiasco
- why
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fracaso nm
1. [falta de éxito] failure;
ha sufrido varios fracasos amorosos he has had a number of failed relationships;
todo fue un fracaso it was a complete failure;
la película fue un fracaso comercial the movie o Br film was a commercial failure o flop
Comp
fracaso escolar school failure;
el entorno familiar contribuye al fracaso escolar the family environment is a contributory factor to educational failure
2. [persona] failure;
como profesor es un fracaso as a teacher he's a failure, he's useless as a teacher
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fracaso
m failure
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fracaso nm
fiasco: failure
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fracaso n failure

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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