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faute
Pronunciation: /fot/

Translation of faute in English:

nom féminin

  • 4 (manque) faute de
    through ou for lack of, for want of
    faute de temps
    through lack of time
    faute de preuves
    for lack of evidence
    faute de garanties
    in the absence of any guarantees
    faute de mieux
    for want of anything better
    ce n'est pourtant pas faute d'essayer mourir faute de soins
    to die of neglect
    faute de quoi faute d'avoir pu me déplacer
    because I was unable to travel
    sans faute
    without fail
    il ne se fait pas faute de le leur dire [soutenu]
    he has no qualms about telling them, he's not shy about telling them
    grive

Compounds

faute contractuelle

faute délictuelle

faute grave

faute lourde

faute professionnelle

faute de service

  • (Administration)
    act of negligence

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