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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (device)
a. de seguridad or de bloqueo (en caso de
b. fallo or
Regionalism used in Spain
c. falla)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
2. (fig)
a. infalible (plan, excuse)
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fail-safe [ˈfeɪlseɪf]
[+device] de seguridad; a prueba de fallos; [+method] infalible;
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