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We found 34 dictionaries with English definitions that include the word failing:
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General dictionaries General (27 matching dictionaries)
  1. failing: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. failing, failing: Oxford Learner's Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. failing: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. failing: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. failing: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. failing, failing, failing: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Failing, failing: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. failing: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. Failing, failing: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. failing: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. failing: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. failing: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. Failing, failing: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. failing: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  15. failing: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  16. Failing: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  17. failing: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  18. failing: Rhymezone [home, info]
  19. Failing: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  20. failing: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  21. failing: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  22. failing: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  23. failing: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  24. Failing, failing: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  25. failing: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. failing: Legal dictionary [home, info]
  2. failing: Financial dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. failing: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. FAILING: Acronym Finder [home, info]
  2. failing: Idioms [home, info]

Science dictionaries Science (1 matching dictionary)
  1. failing: Bryological [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. failing: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (failing)

noun:  failure to reach a minimum required performance ("His failing the course led to his disqualification")
noun:  a flaw or weak point ("He was quick to point out his wife's failings")
adjective:  below acceptable in performance ("Received failing grades")
adjective:  unable to meet financial obligations ("A failing business venture")
name:  A surname (very rare: popularity rank in the U.S.: #30453)

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