Translation of "fault" - English-French dictionary

fault

nounfault /fɔlt/
uncountable responsibility for sth bad
faute feminine

It's not my fault!
Ce n'est pas ma faute !

If the work isn't done, it's your own fault.
Si le travail n'est pas fait, tu n'as qu'à t'en prendre qu'à toi-même.
at fault
responsible
fautif/-ive

The company was at fault for not warning us.
L'entreprise a été fautive de ne pas nous avoir avertis.
countable =flaw, shortcoming; a weakness in sb's character
défaut masculine

We all have our faults.
Nous avons tous nos défauts.
countable =defect; a problem or negative quality
défaut masculine , faille feminine

The movie has a few faults.
Le film a quelques défauts.

a fault in the design
un défaut dans le motif

structural faults in the bridge
des failles dans la structure du pont
countable a crack in the earth's crust where movement can happen
faille feminine

earthquakes along the St. Andreas fault
des tremblements de terre le long de la faille de St. Andreas
find fault with
to look for reasons to criticize or blame sb
trouver à critiquer

It's easy to find fault with others.
C'est facile de trouver à critiquer les autres.

fault

verb transitivefault /fɔlt/
to criticize sb
prendre en défaut , reprocher

I don't fault him for trying to help.
Je ne lui reproche pas d'essayer de donner un coup de main.

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

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)