At Fault

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Definition: At Fault


Quick Summary of At Fault


responsible for an undesirable situation; in the wrong.



What is the dictionary definition of At Fault?

Dictionary Definition


responsible for an undesirable situation; in the wrong.

Regarding automotive insurance, this refers to a driver whose conduct is held legally responsible for causing an accident.


Synonyms For At Fault


wrong, culpable, responsible, guilty, blameworthy

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Definition Sources


Definitions for At Fault are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

This glossary post was last updated: 6th January, 2020 | 17 Views.