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fault

noun /foːlt/
a mistake; something for which one is to blame
die Schuld
The accident was your fault.
an imperfection; something wrong
der Fehler
There is a fault in this machine a fault in his character.
a crack in the rock surface of the earth
die Verwerfung
faults in the earth’s crust.
faultless adjective without fault; perfect
fehlerfrei
a faultless performance.
faultlessly adverb
fehlerfrei
faulty adjective (usually of something mechanical) not made or working correctly.
fehlerhaft
a faulty light switch.
at fault wrong or to blame
schuldig
She was at fault.
find fault with to criticize or complain of
etwas auszusetzen finden an
She is always finding fault with her husband.
to a fault to too great an extent
allzu sehr
She was generous to a fault.
(Definition of fault from the Password English-German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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