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failure

(Bankruptcy), noun commercial failure, default, discontinuance of business, economic downfall, failure to maintain solvency, financial disaster, financial loss, financial ruin, inability to maintain solvency, inability to meet financial obligations, insolvency, insufficiency of funds, lack of funds, suspension of business
Associated concepts: failure to meet one's obligations, insolvency

failure

(Falling short), noun defectio, defectiveness, deficiency, delinquency, dereliction, inability, insufficiency, lack, loss of strength, noncompletion, nonfulfillment, nonperformance, omission, oversight, pretermission, shortcoming, slip, want
Associated concepts: failure of consideration, failure of eviience, failure of heirs, failure of issue, failure of proof, failure of purpose, failure of title, failure of trust, failure to act, faillre to bargain collectively, failure to comply, failure to file a return, failure to give notice, failure to make delivery, failure to perform, failure to prosecute, law office failures, partial failure

failure

(Lack of success), noun aborted attempt, beating, botch, breakdown, collapse, debacle, defeat, disappointment, downfall, drubbing, error, fall, fiasco, fruitless effort, frustration, ineffectualness, labor in vain, loss, miscarriage, misfortune, mistake, ruin, unsuccessful attempt, vain attempt
See also: abortion, bankruptcy, breach, debacle, defeat, delinquency, disaster, dishonor, disqualification, expiration, flaw, foible, frailty, frustration, impossibility, impotence, impuissance, inability, incapacity, inefficacy, infraction, lapse, loss, miscarriage, misconduct, mistrial, neglect, negligence, nonfeasance, nonpayment, offense, omission, oversight, vice
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The 20-year project paves the way for a new therapies that will protect organs from this type of damage and diagnostics capable of predicting patients susceptible to organ failure.
For more information on the 2010 CORR report, Treatment of End-Stage Organ Failure in Canada, 1999 to 2008, visit CIHI's website at http://secure.
There were significant differences between these 2 groups in respect of parity, gestation, platelet count, bilirubin, GCS and organ failure scores (p < 0.
Many die in their 20s and 30s due to some type of organ failure.
A leading cause of death for patients in intensive care units, An explains, is a syndrome called systemic inflammatory response syndrome/multiple organ failure (SIRS/MOF), also termed sepsis when it occurs in response to an infection.
Plasma endotxoin as a predictor of multiple organ failure and death in systemic meningococcal disease.
Ian York, from Great Sankey, near Warrington, died from multiple organ failure at Alder Hey Children's Hospital, Liverpool in April.
The cot-side monitoring alarm - devised by researchers at Edinburgh University - tracks signs of distress or organ failure.
Acute multiple organ failure associated with sickle cell anemia or sickle thalassemia is both a rare and potentially catastrophic complication.
Suzanne Cooke, 21, from Norris Green, died from organ failure four days later, an inquest heard.
Although transplantation generally is performed in patients with single organ failure, combined heart-lung-liver transplantation is a viable option for a few patients with dual organ failure, according to a report in the September 8 issue of the Lancet.
All proceeds will be dedicated to Tuberous Sclerosis, a disorder that affects one in 6,000 children, causing seizures, tumors, organ failure, autism, mental disability and worse.