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Translation of "fault" - English-Spanish 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 alguien The accident was not my fault.
something that is wrong with something fallo The car has a serious design fault.
something that is wrong with someone’s character defecto He has many faults, but laziness isn’t one of them.
be at fault
to be responsible for something bad that has happened tener la culpa I was at fault and I would like to apologize. The judge found the driver to be at fault for the accident.
verb   /fɔːlt/
to find a reason to criticize someone or something criticar I can’t fault the way that they dealt with the complaint.
(Definition of fault from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

fault

noun /foːlt/
a mistake; something for which one is to blame culpa The accident was your fault.
an imperfection; something wrong defecto, tara There is a fault in this machine a fault in his character.
a crack in the rock surface of the earth falla faults in the earth’s crust.
faultless adjective
without fault; perfect perfecto, intachable, impecable a faultless performance.
faultlessly adverb
impecablemente The horse cleared all the fences faultlessly.
faulty adjective
(usually of something mechanical) not made or working correctly defectuoso a faulty light switch.
at fault
wrong or to blame tener la culpa She was at fault for the error.
find fault with
to criticize or complain of criticar a alguien She is always finding fault with her husband.
to a fault
to too great an extent en exceso She was generous to a fault.
(Definition of fault from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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