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  1. fault

    • IPA[fɔːlt]

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    • 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 electric 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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    • 1. criticize for inadequacy or mistakes her 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 the continental crust has been thinned and faulted as a result of geological processes
    • n.
      the production of a fault or faults in a rock formation: a complex pattern of faulting

    Oxford Dictionary

    • n.
      the production of a fault or faults in a rock formation: a complex pattern of faulting

    Oxford American Dictionary

    • n.
      (in tennis, squash, and similar games) an infringement of the rules made by incorrect placement ...
    • v.
      (of a player) make a foot fault: in his anxiety he foot-faulted

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    • n.
      (in tennis, squash, and similar games) an infringement of the rules made by overstepping the ...
    • v.
      (of a player) make a foot fault: in his anxiety he foot-faulted

    Oxford Dictionary

    • n.
      continual criticism, typically concerning trivial things: the traditional manager will attempt to get results by fault-finding

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    • n.
      an instance of two consecutive faults in serving, counting as a point against the server.
    • v.
      serve a double fault: she double-faulted on the final point

    Oxford American Dictionary

    • n.
      a line on a rock surface or the ground that traces a geological fault.

    Oxford Dictionary

    • n.
      continual criticism, typically concerning trivial things: the traditional manager will attempt to get results by fault-finding

    Oxford American Dictionary

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    美式

    • n.
      an unattractive or unsatisfactory feature, especially in a piece of work or in a person's ... my worst fault is impatience
    • v.
      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

    Oxford American Dictionary