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fault

In legal medicine, failing to meet an obligation; a legal responsibility for a failed outcome.
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" But now, 70 years later, people are finding fault with all these nationalist slogans for political reasons.
The EU's second-highest court annulled an EU asset freeze on Bank Tejarat and 40 Iranian shipping companies in January, finding fault with the legal grounds given by the EU.
Any plane has its own mechanism and the weather was against the flight, but the news channel and a few people living in Kerala had a negative mentality and were busy criticising and finding fault.
We can demonstrate superb vision in finding fault with others and be extremely short-sighted regarding our own failures.
Surveyors, whose current role is restricted to finding fault, should be encouraged to help facilities advance strategies that will enhance resident-directed values and goals.
Jesus reminds us of the pitfalls of judging when he asks in Luke 7:41, "Why do you notice the splinter in your brother's eye, but do not perceive the wooden beam in your own?" He illustrates that the work of the spiritual path must be an inward journey, not a process of finding fault in the outside world.