There are 2 translations of fault in Spanish:

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Pronunciation: /fɔːlt/

n

  • 1 u (responsibility, blame) culpa (f) whose fault is it? ¿quién tiene la culpa?, ¿de quién es la culpa? it's your fault tú tienes la culpa, la culpa es tuya it's not my fault yo no tengo la culpa, no es culpa mía to be at fault ser* culpable they were at fault in not reporting the theft hicieron or obraron mal al no denunciar el robo my memory could be at fault here en esto me podría estar fallando la memoria they're always finding fault with me todo lo que hago les parece mal, siempre me están criticando
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    • That fact, however, does not, in my judgment, acquit the claimant of any responsibility or fault for the accident that so arises.
    • These signs will provide some recognition for road victims who died through no fault of their own.
    • These 18 people died through no fault of their own.
  • 2 c 2.1 (failing, flaw) defecto (m), falta (f) for o in spite of all his faults a pesar de todos sus defectos she is generous to a fault peca de excesivamente generosa, es generosa en extremo 2.2 (in machine) avería (f); (in goods) defecto (m), falla (f) there's a fault on the line hay una avería en la línea a fault in design un defecto or una falla or (Esp tb) un fallo de diseño 2.3 (error, misdeed) error (m), falta (f) there's a fault in the adding up hay un error en la adición
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    • Character faults and foibles surface slowly and are dealt with compassionately.
    • He's a complex character with many faults and makes mistakes.
    • Does your main character have faults of his own?
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    • The alarm was raised around 6.45 pm after an electrical fault caused the machine to ignite at the property in Hermes Way.
    • The problems have been attributed to computer software failure and electrical faults.
    • Time stood still for beer-lovers on campus last week, as the beer-taps at Eastside broke down due to an electrical fault.
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    • I felt very emotional during the service, my lip trembling on several occasions, and I slipped into my usual fault of speaking softly when that happens.
    • Indeed, if Monica has a fault, it's an excessively trusting nature, a habit of putting loyalty before sense.
  • 3 c [Geol] falla (f)
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    • Most transform faults are found on the ocean floor.
    • Questions have also been raised over the possibility of a earthquake fault line nearby.
    • Iranian leaders have promised to rebuild the town, which is on a major earthquake fault line.
  • 4 c (in tennis, show jumping) falta (f)
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    • All tosses should be hit: if they throw the ball up, it's going to be a fault if they catch it.
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    • Ben showed great determination and skill over both courses putting up seven faults in show-jumping and a superb clear over the cross-country course.
    • Ward scored four faults on each mount with Sasha getting the higher placing based on a better time over the 15-jump course.
    • Torano scored four faults for one rail down at the sixth fence and finished with a time of 41.148 seconds.

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Word of the day lámpara
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Cultural fact of the day

Sanfermines (The festival of San Fermín) is from 6th-14th July and el encierro (the 'running of the bulls'), takes place in Pamplona in northern Spain. The animals are released into the barricaded streets and people run in front of them, in honor of the town´s patron saint, San Fermín, who was put to death by being dragged by bulls.

There are 2 translations of fault in Spanish:

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vt

  • [person/performance/argument] encontrarle* defectos a his behavior cannot be faulted su comportamiento es intachable or impecable
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    • So he can't fault us for raising these questions now.
    • While I can't fault her for professionalism, at the very least I would have expected a smile, or, really, any show of emotion at all.
    • Of course, the group is composed of ‘creative types’ so you can't fault them for being creative with the truth.

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Word of the day lámpara
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Cultural fact of the day

Sanfermines (The festival of San Fermín) is from 6th-14th July and el encierro (the 'running of the bulls'), takes place in Pamplona in northern Spain. The animals are released into the barricaded streets and people run in front of them, in honor of the town´s patron saint, San Fermín, who was put to death by being dragged by bulls.