English translation of दोष
दोषPowered by COBUILD /dosha/
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1. blame uncountable noun
The blame for something bad that has happened is the responsibility for causing it or letting it happen. ⇒ I'm not going to take the blame for that.
2. defect countable noun /ˈdiːfekt ˈडीफ़ेक्ट्/
A defect is a fault or imperfection in a person or thing. ⇒ He was born with a hearing defect.
3. deficiency variable noun
A deficiency is a weakness or imperfection in someone or something. [formal] ⇒ ...the deficiencies of the British transport system.
4. downfall uncountable noun
Something that is someone's downfall is the thing that causes them to fail. ⇒ His honesty was his downfall.
5. fault singular noun, (in phrases)
If a bad situation is your fault, or if you are at fault, you caused it or are responsible for it. ⇒ It was all his fault. ⇒ He never accepted that he was at fault.
6. flaw countable noun
A flaw in someone's character is an undesirable quality which they have. ⇒ The only flaw in his character is his short temper.
7. flaw countable noun
A flaw in something such as a theory is a mistake in it. ⇒ There were a number of flaws in his theory. ⇒ Almost all of these studies have serious flaws.
8. guilt uncountable noun
Guilt is the fact that you have done something bad or illegal. ⇒ There was some evidence of Mr Birrell's guilt.
9. ill plural noun
Difficulties or problems can be referred to as ills. [formal] ⇒ One woman blamed the ills of society on bad housing.
10. loophole countable noun
A loophole in the law is a small mistake or omission which some people use to avoid doing something that the law intends them to do. ⇒ They've found a legal loophole which will allow them to stay as they are.
11. taint singular noun
A taint is an undesirable quality in something which spoils it. ⇒ Her government never got rid of the taint of corruption.
12. vice countable noun
A vice is a habit which is regarded as a weakness in someone's character, but not usually as a serious fault. ⇒ I spend too much on clothes; that's my only vice.
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Translation of दोष from the Collins Hindi to English Dictionary