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fail•ing



Pronunciation: (fā'ling), [key]
n.
1. an act or instance of failing; failure: His failing is due to general incompetence.
2. a defect or fault; shortcoming; weakness: His lack of knowledge is a grave failing.

prep.
in the absence or default of: Failing payment, we shall sue.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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