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fault·y

 (fôl′tē)
adj. fault·i·er, fault·i·est
1. Containing a fault or defect; imperfect or defective.
2. Obsolete Deserving of blame; guilty.

fault′i·ly adv.
fault′i·ness n.

faulty

(ˈfɔːltɪ)
adj, faultier or faultiest
1. defective or imperfect
2. archaic culpable
ˈfaultily adv
ˈfaultiness n

fault•y

(ˈfɔl ti)

adj. fault•i•er, fault•i•est.
having faults or defects; imperfect.
[1300–50]
fault′i•ly, adv.
fault′i•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.faulty - having a defect; "I returned the appliance because it was defective"
imperfect - not perfect; defective or inadequate; "had only an imperfect understanding of his responsibilities"; "imperfect mortals"; "drainage here is imperfect"
2.faulty - characterized by errors; not agreeing with a model or not following established rules; "he submitted a faulty report"; "an incorrect transcription"; the wrong side of the road"
inaccurate - not exact; "an inaccurate translation"; "the thermometer is inaccurate"

faulty

adjective
2. incorrect, wrong, flawed, inaccurate, bad, weak, invalid, erroneous, unsound, imprecise, fallacious Their interpretation was faulty.

faulty

adjective
Having a defect or defects:
Translations
خاطِئ، ناقِص، مَعيب، لا يَعْمل كما يَجِبمَعِيب
vadný
defektfejlbehæftet
viallinen
pokvaren
gallaîur
欠陥のある
결점이 있는
felaktig
ซึ่งมีข้อผิดพลาด
bị lỗi

faulty

[ˈfɔːltɪ] ADJ (faultier (compar) (faultiest (superl)))
1. [machine etc] → defectuoso
2. (= imperfect) [reasoning, argument etc] → imperfecto

faulty

[ˈfɔːlti] adj
(= malfunctioning) [machine, brakes] → défectueux/euse; [gene] → défectueux/euse
This machine is faulty → Cette machine est défectueuse.
(not in perfect condition) [goods] → qui a un défaut
I returned the shirt because it was faulty → J'ai rapporté la chemise parce qu'elle avait un défaut.
[argument, reasoning, logic] → erroné(e)
[information] → erroné(e)

faulty

adj (+er) (Tech, Biol) → defekt; (Comm) → fehlerhaft; reasoning, logicfalsch, fehlerhaft

faulty

[ˈfɔːltɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) → difettoso/a

fault

(foːlt) noun
1. a mistake; something for which one is to blame. The accident was your fault.
2. an imperfection; something wrong. There is a fault in this machine; a fault in his character.
3. a crack in the rock surface of the earth. faults in the earth's crust.
verb
to find fault with. I couldn't fault him / his piano-playing.
ˈfaultless adjective
without fault; perfect. a faultless performance.
ˈfaultlessly adverb
ˈfaulty adjective
(usually of something mechanical) not made or working correctly.
at fault
wrong or to blame. She was at fault.
find fault with
to criticize or complain of. She is always finding fault with the way he eats.
to a fault
to too great an extent. She was generous to a fault.

faulty

مَعِيب vadný defekt fehlerhaft ατελής defectuoso viallinen défectueux pokvaren difettoso 欠陥のある 결점이 있는 defect defekt wadliwy defeituoso неисправный felaktig ซึ่งมีข้อผิดพลาด hatalı bị lỗi 有缺点的

faulty

a. defectuoso-a, imperfecto-a.
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