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Etymology

From Old French faute.

Noun

Singular
fault

Plural
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fault ({{{1}}})
  1. A defect; something that detracts from perfection
  2. A mistake or error
  3. A weakness of character
  4. A minor offense
  5. Blame; the responsibility for a mistake
  6. (Geology) A fracture in a rock formation causing a discontinuity
  7. (Tennis) An illegal serve
  8. (electrical) An abnormal connection in a circuit.

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Verb

Infinitive
to fault

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to fault (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (transitive) To criticize, blame or find fault with something or someone.
  2. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To fracture.
  3. (intransitive) To commit a mistake or error.

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French

Verb

fault

  1. Obsolete spelling of faut.

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