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Fail

A deal is said to fail if on the settlement date either the seller does not deliver securities in proper form or the buyer does not to deliver funds in proper form.

Fail

fail

Of or relating to a trade in which the seller does not deliver securities or the buyer does not deliver funds in the prescribed manner at the prescribed time, usually on the settlement date. Compare clear.
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That sound gave Polly more pain than the news of a dozen failures and expulsions, and it was as impossible for her to resist putting her hand tenderly on the bent head, as it was for her to help noticing with pleasure how brown the little curls were growing, and how soft they were.
It is true that I have failed more than once, but it is also true that my failures have been more magnificent than your waddle across the plain of life.
GlobalData's clinical trial report, "Congestive Heart Failure (Heart Failure) Global Clinical Trials Review, H1, 2013" provides data on the Congestive Heart Failure (Heart Failure) clinical trial scenario.
Failure determination in rubber-to-metal bonded parts can be a daunting task.
Sandage locates the foundation of modern America's ideas about failure in the years between 1819 and 1893, when a series of speculative booms collapsed into unsettling financial panics and economic busts.
Sudden sensorineural heating loss (SNHL) is frequently reported in patients with renal failure who undergo hemodialysis, but its etiology in this circumstance remains controversial.
A plan document failure generally can be corrected by amending the plan.
Microsoft offers a robust clustering technology as part of the windows operating system (MSCS); however this is generally deployed for failure protection within a campus or data center environment.
Acute renal failure in nephropathia epidemica is frequently accompanied by thrombocytopenia, elevated leukocyte count, proteinuria, hematuria, and low serum calcium (9-11), but early prognostic markers have not yet been established to identify patients at high risk for a severe course of acute renal impairment.
Sudden strenuous effort, too much sodium in the diet and sudden emotional upset can precipitate symptoms of heart failure.
This attitude is particularly evident when confidence has been shattered by continually experiencing failure in the classroom.