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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.
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.
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