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English definition of “fault”


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.
(Definition of fault from the Websters Essential Mini Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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