Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of failure.

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Examples

  • The kind of personality that consistently blames everyone else but themselves for their failures is the worst kind of personality to have in our nation's executive office.

    Clinton: Democratic nomination process needs to change

  • You won't hear me telling you that discussing our failures is anti-American - in fact, it's as American as apple pie.

    Arbitrary Media: Doctor Who

  • In March of 2007 Silverstein appeared at a rally of construction workers and public officials outside of an insurance industry conference to highlight what he describes as the failures of insurers Allianz & Royal and Sun Alliance to pay $800 million in claims related to the attacks.

    Dear Larry Silverstein,

  • What it's been like for the space agency, knowing the measure of success you've had on Mars, but also remembering what you call the failures of the past?

    CNN Transcript Jan 30, 2004

  • "It seems as if the real victors in life were what we call the failures, the pioneers of truth."

    There was a King in Egypt

  • "This helps people reframe what they call failures as just steps along their life path of learning," Harris tells Monster.com.

    NYDN Rss

  • In a statement, the rights watchdog cited what it called failures in Ivory Coast, Venezuela and Zimbabwe.

    StarTribune.com rss feed

  • Until the compensation plans of corporations reflect long term performance and penalize short term failures we have a structural weakness in our business models.

  • I would elevate what he calls "failures of national economic policy and the absence of a disciplined international monetary system," which would include mistakes over decades by the White House, Congress, regulators and the monetary folks at the Federal Reserve.

    The Full Feed from HuffingtonPost.com

  • Some had even begun campaigning against what they termed the failures of the Republican-controlled Legislature.

    The News Tribune Blogs

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