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American English: /ˈkəlpəb(ə)l/
British English: /ˈkʌlpəb(ə)l/

Translation of culpable in Spanish:


  • [formal]
    to hold somebody culpable for something
    considerar a alguien culpable de algo
    Example sentences
    • The above argument is not a defence of genuine culpable negligence.
    • We should record in particular that we have found no evidence of deliberate distortion or of culpable negligence.
    • Now if that is not a form of culpable negligence, then I do not know what is.

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