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fault

noun
 
/fɔːlt/
be someone’s fault B1 If something bad that happened is someone’s fault, they made it happen.
(人)の責任だ
The accident was not my fault.
something that is wrong with something
欠陥
The car has a serious design fault.
something that is wrong with someone’s character
欠点
He has many faults, but laziness isn’t one of them.
be at fault to be responsible for something bad that has happened
落ち度がある
I was at fault and I would like to apologize. The judge found the driver to be at fault for the accident.
(Definition of fault noun from the Cambridge English-Japanese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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