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