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fault

noun
 
/fɔlt/
be someone’s fault B1 If something bad that happened is someone’s fault, he or shemade 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.
Translations of “fault”
in Korean 결함, 단점…
in Arabic خَطأ, عَيب…
in French faute, défaut, faille…
in Turkish yanılgı, hata, kusur…
in Italian difetto, imperfezione…
in Chinese (Traditional) 錯誤, 過錯,過失, 責任…
in Russian дефект, недостаток…
in Polish wada…
in Spanish culpa, defecto, tara…
in Portuguese defeito, avaria…
in German die Schuld, der Fehler, die Verwerfung…
in Catalan defecte…
in Japanese 欠陥, 欠点…
in Chinese (Simplified) 错误, 过错,过失, 责任…
(Definition of fault from the Websters Essential Mini Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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