Translation of "fault" - English-Korean dictionary

fault

noun uk /fɔːlt/ us /fɔlt/
be someone’s fault

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

-의 잘못이다
The accident was not my fault.

something that is wrong with something

결함
The car has a serious design fault.

something that is wrong with someone’s character

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

to be responsible for something bad that has happened

-의 책임이 있는
I was at fault and I would like to apologize.
The judge found the driver to be at fault for the accident.
verb uk /fɔːlt/ us /fɔlt/

to find a reason to criticize someone or something

흠잡다
I can’t fault the way that they dealt with the complaint.

(Translation of “fault” from the Cambridge English–Korean Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)