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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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Failure to conceive or maintain pregnancy is the area of most concern from now till scanning, he said.
Islamic scholars have come out to declare the procedures are within Islamic bounds and have even encouraged it as many people have lost their marriages due to failure to conceive.
The simple reason for that is because baby-making sex can become mechanical and dissatisfying to both partners if it is seen as failure to conceive.
She said the DGFC provides services such as embryo examination before transplantation in cases of repeated miscarriage or failure to conceive due to age and genetic disorders.
Failure to conceive after six months of using an accurate product such as the Clearblue ovulation test is evidence that there may be an underlying fertility issue that should be investigated, especially in older women, the researchers said.
We've been told there's no specific reason for the miscarriages or her failure to conceive.
I was so wrapped up in my IVF ordeal and failure to conceive I hadn't noticed how miserable he felt.

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