Translation of "fault" - English-French dictionary

fault

noun /foːlt/

a mistake; something for which one is to blame

faute
The accident was your fault.

an imperfection; something wrong

défaut
There is a fault in this machine
a fault in his character.

a crack in the rock surface of the earth

faille
faults in the earth’s crust.
faultless adjective

without fault; perfect

irréprochable
a faultless performance.
faultlessly adverb

irréprochablement
faulty adjective

(usually of something mechanical) not made or working correctly.

défectueux
a faulty light switch.
at fault

wrong or to blame

fautif
She was at fault.
find fault with

to criticize or complain of

reprocher
She is always finding fault with her husband.
to a fault

to too great an extent

à l’excès
She was generous to a fault.

(Translation of “fault” from the PASSWORD English–French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)