Bedeutung von "fault" Essential English Dictionary

fault

noun uk /fɔːlt/
be someone’s fault

B1 If something bad that happened is someone’s fault, they made it happen:

The accident was not my fault.

something that is wrong with something:

The car has a serious design fault.

something that is wrong with someone’s character:

He has many faults, but laziness isn’t one of them.
be at fault

to be responsible for something bad that has happened:

I was at fault and I would like to apologize.
The judge found the driver to be at fault for the accident.

(Definition von "fault" von Cambridge Essential Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)