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fault /fɔ:lt/
  • danh từ
    • sự thiếu sót; khuyết điểm
    • điểm lầm lỗi; sự sai lầm
    • tội lỗi (trách nhiệm về một sai lầm)
      • the fault was mine: lỗi ấy là tại tôi
      • who is in fault?: ai đáng chê trách?
    • sự để mất hơi con mồi (chó săn)
      • to be at fault: mất hơi con mồi (chó săn); đứng lại ngơ ngác (vì mất hơi con mồi; (nghĩa bóng) ngơ ngác)
    • (địa lý,ddịa chất) phay, đứt đoạn
    • (điện học) sự rò, sự lạc
    • (kỹ thuật) sự hỏng, sự hư hỏng
    • (thể dục,thể thao) sự giao bóng nhầm ô; quả bóng giao nhầm ô (quần vợt)
    • to a fault
      • vô cùng, hết sức, quá lắm
    • to find fault with
      • không vừa ý, phàn nàn; chê trách; bới móc
    • with all faults
      • (thương nghiệp) hư hỏng, mất mát người mua phải chịu
  • ngoại động từ
    • chê trách, bới móc
    • nội động từ
      • có phay, có đứt đoạn
    Concise Dictionary
    +responsibility for a bad situation or event
    +(geology) a crack in the earth's crust resulting from the displacement of one side with respect to the other
    +the quality of being inadequate or falling short of perfection
    +a wrong action attributable to bad judgment or ignorance or inattention
    +an imperfection in a device or machine
    +(sports) a serve that is illegal (e.g., that lands outside the prescribed area)
    +(electronics) equipment failure attributable to some defect in a circuit (loose connection or insulation failure or short circuit etc.)
    +put or pin the blame on
    Thesaurus Dictionary
    1 imperfection, flaw, defect, blemish, deficiency, shortcoming, failing, weakness; frailty, foible, peccadillo:
    The fault lies in this circuit. Using filthy language is only one of his faults.
    2 mistake, error, blunder, lapse, failure, offence, oversight, slip(-up), indiscretion, gaffe, gaucherie, faux pas, Slang boner, howler, goof, boo-boo, Brit boob:
    People should be responsible for their faults. There are many faults in this manuscript.
    3 responsibility, liability, culpability; blame, accountability, answerability:
    It wasn't my fault that the tree fell down. The fault lies with you, James.
    4 sin, transgression, trespass, misdeed, offence, misdemeanour, vice, indiscretion, misconduct, misbehaviour:
    He will confess his faults to anyone who will listen.
    5 at fault. to blame, blameable, blameworthy, in the wrong, responsible, answerable, accountable, liable, culpable, guilty:
    You were at fault for failing to report the crime.
    6 find fault. criticize, censure, take exception (to), carp (at), cavil (at), pick at, pick on, pick apart, pick holes in, niggle, fuss, Colloq nit-pick, knock:
    She constantly finds fault with everything I do.
    7 to a fault. excessively, extremely, to an extreme, in the extreme, unreasonably, exceedingly, unduly, disproportionately, immoderately, irrationally, US overly:
    She is modest to a fault.
    8 find fault with, censure, blame, criticize, call to account, impugn, call into question, hold (someone) responsible or accountable or to blame, lay at (someone's) door, accuse:
    You cannot be faulted for not knowing the fuel tank was empty.

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