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A failure (fail, or flop) is where a goal or mission is not completed. It can mean the opposite of success.

Commercial failure[change | change source]

A commercial failure is a product that does not complete a goal.

Most of the items listed below had high expectations, but failed to be successful.

Product failure[change | change source]

Product failure can be the failure to sell the product, or a problem with the product that may stop it from working after a while, or lead to the person using the product hurting themselves. The Edsel, a brand from Ford that was marketed in the late 50’s is one of the best known product failures and became closely associated with them.

Examinations[change | change source]

People who take tests or examinations will pass the test if they are successful. If they are unsuccessful they "fail" the test.