Translation of "fault" - English-Russian dictionary


noun uk us /fɔːlt/
sb's fault

B1 If something bad that has happened is someone's fault, they are responsible for it.

чья-либо вина
She believes it was the doctor's fault that Peter died.
at fault

B2 responsible for something bad that has happened

I was at fault and I would like to apologize.

B2 [ C ] something that is wrong with something or with someone's character

дефект, недостаток
The car has a serious design fault.
find fault with sb/sth

to criticize someone or something, especially without good reasons

придираться к кому-либо/чему-либо

(Translation of “fault noun” from the Cambridge English–Russian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)