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faille

faille
F f

Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [fahyl, feyl; French fa-yuh]
    • /faɪl, feɪl; French ˈfa yə/
    • /feɪl/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fahyl, feyl; French fa-yuh]
    • /faɪl, feɪl; French ˈfa yə/

Definitions of faille word

  • noun faille a soft, transversely ribbed fabric of silk, rayon, or lightweight taffeta. 1
  • noun faille A soft, light -woven fabric having a ribbed texture and originally made of silk. 1
  • noun faille a soft light ribbed fabric of silk, rayon, or taffeta 0
  • noun faille a soft, ribbed, plainly woven fabric of silk or rayon, for dresses, coats, etc. 0

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Origin of faille

First appearance:

before 1520
One of the 28% oldest English words
1520-30; < Middle French, Old French; of obscure origin

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Parts of speech for Faille

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

faille popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 71% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
This word is included in each student's vocabulary. Most likely there is at least one movie with this word in the title.

faille usage trend in Literature

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