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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.
(Definition of fault from the Password English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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