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British pronunciation/fˈɒlt/
American pronunciation/ˈfɔɫt/
to fault
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to put blame on someone or something for a mistake or problem

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to fault definition and meaning
Fault
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a wrong move or act

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an imperfection, defect, or flaw in an object or machine that prevents it from functioning properly or effectively

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the quality of being inadequate or falling short of perfection

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an unsuccessful serve attempt in tennis, where the ball doesn't land in the opponent's service box, resulting in the loss of a point

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the responsibility attributed to someone or something for a mistake or misfortune

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(electronics) equipment failure attributable to some defect in a circuit (loose connection or insulation failure or short circuit etc.)

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a fracture or zone of fractures between two blocks of rock, along which there has been significant displacement due to tectonic forces

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The investigator couldn't fault the witness's account of the incident.
The supervisor will fault any deviation from the established procedures.
The teacher didn't fault the student for the honest error in the assignment.
She tends to fault others without considering her own mistakes.
It's unfair to fault him for the project's failure without understanding the challenges he faced.
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