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From Middle English faulte, faute, from Patrono:Xno[[Category:Patrono:Xno derivations|Fault]] [[faute#Patrono:Xno|faute, faulte]], from Old French faute, faulte, from Vulgar Latin *fallita (shortcoming), from Latin falsus, perfect passive participle of fallō (deceive). Displaced native Middle English schuld, schuild (fault) (from Old English scyld (fault)), Middle English lac (fault, lack) (from Patrono:Dum [[lak#Patrono:Dum|lak]] (lack, fault)), Middle English last (fault, vice) (from Old Norse lǫstr, löstr (fault, vice, crime)).

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Fault

Plural
Faults

Fault (plural Faults)
  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. Patrono: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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Infinitive
to Fault

Third person singular
Faults

Simple past
Faulted

Past participle
Faulted

Present participle
Faulting

to Fault (third-person singular simple present Faults, present participle Faulting, simple past and past participle Faulted)
  1. (transitive) To criticize, blame or find fault with something or someone.
  2. (intransitive, geology) To fracture.
  3. (intransitive) To commit a mistake or error.

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Fault

  1. Patrono:Obsolete spelling of

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Latin falsus

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Fault m. (feminine fausse)

  1. false; not true
  2. false; fake; unreal

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Patrono:Fro-decl-adj

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