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fail-safe

  
   , failsafe         
Something that is fail-safe is designed or made in such a way that nothing dangerous can happen if a part of it goes wrong.      adj   usu ADJ n  
The camera has a built-in failsafe device which prevents it from working if the right signals aren't received.     
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fail-safe, fail, failure, facile

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