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Spanish translation of “fault”

fault

noun /foːlt/
a mistake; something for which one is to blame The accident was your fault. an imperfection; something wrong There is a fault in this machine a fault in his character. a crack in the rock surface of the earth faults in the earth’s crust. faultless adjective without fault; perfect a faultless performance. faultlessly adverb
impecablemente
faulty adjective (usually of something mechanical) not made or working correctly. a faulty light switch. at fault wrong or to blame
tener la culpa
She was at fault.
find fault with to criticize or complain of
criticar a alguien
She is always finding fault with her husband.
to a fault to too great an extent
en exceso
She was generous to a fault.
(Definition of fault from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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