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  1. fault

    • IPA[fôlt]

    美式

    • n.
      an unattractive or unsatisfactory feature, especially in a piece of work or in a person's character;a break or other defect in an electrical circuit or piece of machinery
    • v.
      criticize for inadequacy or mistakes;do wrong
    • verb: fault, 3rd person present: faults, gerund or present participle: faulting, past tense: faulted, past participle: faulted

    • noun: fault, plural noun: faults

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    動詞

    • 1. criticize for inadequacy or mistakes her colleagues and superiors could not fault her dedication to the job you cannot fault him for the professionalism of his approach
    • archaic do wrong the people of Caesarea faulted greatly when they called King Herod a god
    • 2. (of a rock formation) be broken by a fault or faults rift valleys where the crust has been stretched and faulted