fiascoes fiascoes

Definition(s):

  • (n) a sudden and violent collapse

Usage(s):

  1. Between the CDS and securities-lending fiascoes, AIG still has lots of work to do.
  2. At this point, with two fiascoes in a row, the fledgling Olympic movement was in danger of going under.
  3. Those fiascoes left the government skittish about embracing expensive programs, inspiring a 1998 decision not to provide azt to HIV-positive pregnant women.

News

  • Microsoft's Marketing Needs A Hard Reboot; It's Time To Ctrl-Alt-Del Steve Ballmer

    Video How many fiascoes does one guy get? That's the question Microsoft's board should be asking in the aftermath of its Build developer conference, which just ended in San Francisco. In the span of less than two years, Microsoft has launched Windows Phone to indifference, the Surface tablet to near invisibility,
    on June 29, 2013     Source: Forbes

Quotes

  • "We'll not have any fiascoes as we've had in the past," said commission chairman Joseph Doria, who also runs the Department of Community Affairs. "This creates much greater transparency, and prevents us from a situation where a developer is...
    on May 30, 2009 By: Joseph Doria Source: The Star-Ledger - NJ.com

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