Definitions

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  • adj. Resistant to failure; that cannot go wrong.

Etymologies

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fail +‎ -proof

Examples

  • So, investing in women is a failproof way of creating solid, tangible change and building sustainable peace.

    You Can Change The World

  • I wanted to yell, hello, everything's been failproof before, no problems, but was too embarrassed to address it with the doctors.

    Non-human

  • Thanks to Bert, I learned two failproof ways to get along with difficult people: pray for them, and show kindness to them.

    Archive 2007-11-01

  • If you want a simple, failproof pie, make this one.

    Archive 2006-03-01

  • The scenario would add a form of “pregnancy control” in tandem with “failproof contraceptives”.

    Frances Kissling on the fetus’ value

  • Rebecca answers a viewer's question and gives her failproof roast chicken recipe.

    WN.com - Business News

  • Author: spaceflightnow Rebecca answers a viewer's question and gives her failproof roast chicken recipe.

    WN.com - Business News

  • Canned beverage, instant take away, and immediate payback are all a feature of the new life style for years, however instant messaging, failproof connectivity via cell phones, caller ID, and the Internet have granted it all too tempting to act according to desire then bemoan once the craze is over.

    ReadABlog.com New Blogs and RSS Feeds

  • Reworked the internal libs so they are more fast, secure and failproof. (tumaix)

    Planet KDE

  • Like the 1986 Challenger disaster, the investigation into the Gulf spill may well show that complex and seemingly failproof technical systems went wrong because of overlooked problems that interacted with each other in unexpected ways.

    Top Stories: BreakingNews.ie

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