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Definition 1: failure to reach a minimum required performance - [noun denoting act]

Samples where flunk or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • his failing the course led to his disqualification
  • he got two flunks on his report

Synonyms for flunk in the sense of this definition

(flunk is a kind of ...) an act that fails

"his failure to pass the test"

Samples where flunk or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • She studied hard but failed nevertheless
  • Did I fail the test?

Synonyms for flunk in the sense of this definition

(flunk has a similar meaning as ...) fall short in what is expected

"She failed in her obligations as a good daughter-in-law" "We must not fail his obligation to the victims of the Holocaust"

(flunk has a similar meaning as ...) judge unacceptable

"The teacher failed six students"

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