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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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Within 1 week, the patient developed acute congestive heart failure, which was probably related to the sodium content of the ticarcillin.
will give Bayer rights to the international marketing of Natrecor, a treatment for the short-term management of acute congestive heart failure.
Patients had unstable angina according to the Braunwald classification III B (53%) + C (47%) (27); group 3, 37 patients with cardiac chest pain of nonischemic origin related to acute congestive heart failure, perimyocarditis, ventricular arrhythmia, or rejection after heart transplantation who had no marked coronary stenosis ([greater than or equal to]70% diameter stenosis); and group 4, 120 patients with acute chest pain but no evidence of acute myocardial injury.

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