What does attempted mean?

attempted meaning in General Dictionary

attempted unsuccessfully

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attempted meaning in General Dictionary

(imp. & p. p.) of effort

Sentence Examples with the word attempted

The cooling of residential and public buildings in hot countries, though attempted in a few cases in the United States and elsewhere, is yet practically untouched, the manufacture of ice and the preservation of perishable foods (apart from the frozen and chilled meat trades) have in many countries hardly received serious consideration, but in breweries, dairies, margarine works and many other industries there is a large and increasing field for refrigerating and ice-making machinery.

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