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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
    • noun: fault, plural noun: faults

    • verb: fault, 3rd person present: faults, gerund or present participle: faulting, past tense: faulted, past participle: faulted

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    • 片語
    • n.
      名詞
    • 1. an unattractive or unsatisfactory feature, especially in a piece of work or in a person's character:

      my worst fault is impatience

    • 2. a break or other defect in an electrical circuit or piece of machinery:

      a fire caused by an electrical fault

    • 3. a misguided or dangerous action or habit:

      it has been the great fault of our politicians that they have all wanted to do something

    • 4. (in tennis and similar games) a service of the ball not in accordance with the rules.
    • 5. (in show jumping) a penalty point imposed for an error.
    • 6. responsibility for an accident or misfortune:

      it was his fault she had died

      an ordinary man thrust into peril through no fault of his own

    • 7. an extended break in a body of rock, marked by the relative displacement and discontinuity of strata on either side of a particular surface:

      a landscape broken by numerous faults

      the fault plane dips northward

    • v.
      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

    • 2. do wrong:

      the people of Caesarea faulted greatly when they called King Herod a god

    • 3. (of a rock formation) be broken by a fault or faults:

      rift valleys where the crust has been stretched and faulted

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

    • a complex pattern of faulting

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

    • a complex pattern of faulting

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

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    • n. continual criticism, typically concerning trivial things:

    • the traditional manager will attempt to get results by fault-finding

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    • responsible for an undesirable situation or event; in the wrong

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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

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

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    • IPA[fɔːlt]

    英式

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

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