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Translation of "fault" - English-Portuguese dictionary

fault

noun   /fɔːlt/
be someone’s fault
B1 If something bad that happened is someone’s fault, they made it happen. ser culpa de alguém The accident was not my fault.
something that is wrong with something defeito, avaria The car has a serious design fault.
something that is wrong with someone’s character defeito He has many faults, but laziness isn’t one of them.
be at fault
to be responsible for something bad that has happened ter culpa 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-Portuguese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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