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fool·proof

 (fo͞ol′pro͞of′)
adj.
1. Designed so as to be impervious to human incompetence, error, or misuse: a foolproof detonator; a foolproof safety lock.
2. Effective; infallible: a foolproof scheme.

foolproof

(ˈfuːlˌpruːf)
adj
1. proof against failure; infallible: a foolproof idea.
2. (esp of machines) proof against human misuse, error, etc

fool•proof

(ˈfulˌpruf)

adj.
1. involving no risk or harm, even when tampered with.
2. never-failing: a foolproof method.
[1900–05]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.foolproof - proof against human misuse or error; "foolproof this appliance"
proof - make resistant (to harm); "proof the materials against shrinking in the dryer"
Adj.1.foolproof - not liable to failurefoolproof - not liable to failure; "a foolproof identification system"; "the unfailing sign of an amateur"; "an unfailing test"
infallible - incapable of failure or error; "an infallible antidote"; "an infallible memory"; "the Catholic Church considers the Pope infallible"; "no doctor is infallible"

foolproof

adjective infallible, certain, safe, guaranteed, never-failing, unassailable, sure-fire (informal), unbreakable The system is not 100 per cent foolproof.

foolproof

adjective
Designed so as to be impervious to human error or misuse:
Translations
لا يُخْطِئ، سَهْل فَهْمُه أو اسْتِعْماله
spolehlivý
idiotsikker
üzembiztos
pottòéttur
idiotsäker

foolproof

[ˈfuːlpruːf] ADJ [mechanism, scheme etc] → infalible

foolproof

[ˈfuːlpruːf] adj [plan, system] → infaillible

foolproof

adj (= infallible) method, system, testunfehlbar; (= idiot-proof) camera, recipenarrensicher, idiotensicher (inf)

foolproof

[ˈfuːlˌpruːf] adj (method, plan) → infallibile, sicurissimo/a; (machine) → facile da usare

fool

(fuːl) noun
a person without sense or intelligence. He is such a fool he never knows what to do.
verb
1. to deceive. She completely fooled me with her story.
2. (often with about or around) to act like a fool or playfully. Stop fooling about!
ˈfoolish adjective
1. having no sense. He is a foolish young man.
2. ridiculous. He looked very foolish.
ˈfoolishly adverb
ˈfoolishness noun
ˈfoolhardy adjective
taking foolish risks; rash. He made a foolhardy attempt to climb the mountain in winter.
ˈfoolhardiness noun
ˈfoolproof adjective
unable to go wrong. His new plan seems completely foolproof.
make a fool of
to make (someone) appear ridiculous or stupid. He made a real fool of her by promising to marry her and then leaving her when he had spent all her money.
make a fool of oneself
to act in such a way that people consider one ridiculous or stupid. She made a fool of herself at the party.
play the fool
to act in a foolish manner, especially with the intention of amusing other people. He always played the fool when the teacher left the classroom.
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Foolproof is a non-profit organization sponsored by AT&T Cable Services, Comedy Central(R), Seattle Post-Intelligencer, KOMO News Talk 1000, STAR 101.
Ishrat ul Ebad stressed that foolproof security steps be ensured and special arrangements be also made for cleanliness and provision of drinking water for the mourning processions and Majalis etc.
Foolproof, which has signed up 76 CU subscribers plus half a dozen state leagues, has the backing of Atlanta consumer advocate Remar Sutton "as the only literacy program on the market which speaks the truth by telling young people simply not to carry a balance on their credit card.
The IGP directed all the police units that very concrete and foolproof security arrangements be made for the Muharram processions and the Majalis.
FoolProof was unveiled by the Maryland and District of Columbia Credit Union Association and is a comprehensive web-based program with five modules that can be used by parents, adults, college-aged people, high schools and community groups.
While addressing the meeting, the Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif directed that foolproof security arrangements should be made for the protection of life and property of the people and additional staff should be deputed at important buildings, bazaars and market places.
The DPO said foolproof security arrangements had also been made in Sambrial, Daska and Pasrur tehsils as well.
He said this while presiding over a high level meeting with senior police officers regarding foolproof security arrangements on Eidul Fitr, held here at Police Lines Qila Gujjar Singh.
He further said that foolproof security should be ensured for Eid congregations especially Mosques and Imambargahs.
The DPO told the parliamentarians that foolproof security arrangements have been made for religious buildings in the district.
The CCPO said that foolproof security of Eid-ul-Fitr congregations at mosques and imambargahs should be ensured.
Officer, Bahawalpur Range, Riffat Mukhtar Raja had directed district police officers of all three districts of the division in written to make foolproof security arrangements in and around of all important religious spots including mosques and imambargahs.