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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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Not unlike the ARF, the ADMM-Plus is designed both as a mechanism for multilateral security dialogue and consultation as well as a framework for non-traditional security cooperation.
It was in this context that the ARF decided to create the ARF-EEPs system.
We found no difference in admission SN concentrations between ICU patients with CV-related ARF and non-CV-related ARF: 120 (Q1-3 95-167) vs 120 (95-148) pmol/L, P = 0.
Out of the 50 cases studied, 17 died in the hospital suggesting a mortality of 34 percent; 14 patients were referred for dialysis and were lost to follow up (28%); 18 patients (36%) had complete recovery from ARF.
The recurrence risk is higher in patients who have had ARF compared to the normal population.
This study was conducted to find out the factors leading to ARF in patients with underlying diabetes mellitus and its outcome at our institution.
If either p53 or ARF is present, this antiviral pathway is not active and therefore not playing a role in driving tumor growth.
ARF provides a means for engagement and a focal point for diplomacy.
One goal of holding the exercise is to move ARF from being merely a forum for dialogue into one that facilitates and provides concrete, tangible contributions to regional security, initially at least in the politically neutral form of disaster relief.
Conservative treatment was given to 15 ARF patients with sepsis and 1 received peritoneal dialysis.
The ARF gathering wrapped up a series of meetings involving the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations, its dialogue partners, as well as other countries in the Asia-Pacific region.