failsafe


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fail-safe

or fail·safe (fāl′sāf′)
adj.
1. Capable of compensating automatically and safely for a failure, as of a mechanism or power source.
2. Acting to discontinue a military attack on the occurrence of any of various predetermined conditions.
3. Guaranteed not to fail: "There is no fail-safe mechanism guaranteed either to contain or to restore presidential authority" (Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr.).
n.
A fail-safe mechanism.

failsafe


Past participle: failsafed
Gerund: failsafing

Imperative
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Present
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Preterite
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Present Continuous
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Present Perfect
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Past Continuous
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Past Perfect
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Future
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Future Perfect
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Future Continuous
I will be failsafing
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Present Perfect Continuous
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Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been failsafing
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Past Perfect Continuous
I had been failsafing
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Conditional
I would failsafe
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Past Conditional
I would have failsafed
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Translations

failsafe

[ˈfeɪlˌseɪf] adj (device) → di sicurezza
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