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English definition of “no-fault”

no-fault

adjective [before noun]     /ˌnəʊˈfɒlt/ US  /ˌnoʊˈfɑːlt/
describes an agreement or system in which blame does not have to be proved before action can be taken, especially before money can be paid : a no-fault divorce a no-fault insurance policy Court cases, orders and decisions
(Definition of no-fault adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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