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Noun
The state of being faulty or incomplete
Noun
Unjust or corrupt practice
Noun
Plural for a defect or weakness
“I felt very emotional during the service, my lip trembling on several occasions, and I slipped into my usual fault of speaking softly when that happens.”
Noun
Plural for a mistake or error
“All this is much more than an editorial fault, as it constitutes evidence that the author has not thoroughly analyzed his subject.”
Noun
Plural for responsibility for an accident or misfortune
“The fault for the company's failure was placed squarely on the shoulders of its board of directors.”
Noun
Plural for a misguided act
“As it now seems to me, I must have committed the fault of not putting my whole trust in His Majesty.”
Noun
Plural for something that mars the appearance or completeness of something
“Any interference with the balance could lead to an alteration of the fabric's characteristics, which, in turn, could lead to a fault in the fabric.”
Verb
To criticize someone for inadequacy or mistakes
“Critics have chosen to fault leaders for failing to present alternatives.”
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