Translation of failing in Spanish:

failing

defecto, n.

Pronunciation: /ˈfeɪlɪŋ//ˈfeɪlɪŋ/

noun

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    defecto masculine
    • We all have different idiosyncrocies and failings, but none should be blamed on our race and seen as a reason to hate.
    • Although she is now confident in her talents, Small seems to focus more on what she sees as failings in her acting.
    • They show their foibles and failings, their gifts and talents in a way that's entirely theirs.
    • Independence deserves to be discussed on its own merits or failings - the honest approach.
    • In the circumstances there are clear failings all round and no signs that the necessary lessons will be learnt.
    • Through these tales, the son begins to understand his father's great feats and his great failings.
    • He had many failings, but I believe he acted in the best way he knew how, within the limits he had.
    • In that light, Curbishley will always thrive, and his other failings will go un-noticed.
    • They struggle to admit their own failings and are quick to pass judgments.
    • Also, we are being asked to be more transparent about our limitations and our failings.
    • What are the major failings in the operation of the council from the point of view of councillors?
    • She accepts that she has failings, but won't accept that they cannot be eradicated.
    • But his teams are, as everyone knows, a mirror of the man with all his failings and virtues.
    • I am pleased to see that you are not completely ignorant of his failings.
    • Although still a great hero and a favourite of the people, he acquires human faults and failings.
    • Councillors are as much at fault for the failings of particular services in the borough as the officers who run them.
    • With funds and several groups have got compensation for failings on the part of the State.
    • The report also points out failings in the communication between agencies.
    • The Fire Authority admitted a catalogue of systematic failings but laid the blame elsewhere.
    • Accidents usually happen as a result of human failings as much as wickedness.

preposition

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    failing that, try with bleach si eso no resulta, prueba con lejía
    • failing orders to the contrary, they will embark tomorrow salvo que / a no ser que / a menos que haya una contraorden, se embarcarán mañana
    • failing all else, they can stay here a falta de otra alternativa, se pueden quedar aquí