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culprit

Pronunciation: /ˈkʌlprət; ˈkʌlprɪt/

Translation of culprit in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • culpable (masculine and feminine); [Law/Derecho] inculpado, (masculine, feminine)
    Example sentences
    • The culprits behaved like seasoned thugs but claimed that they were guardians of law and order.
    • Police and all concerned parties are working together to bring the culprit or culprits to justice.
    • He alerted a police patrol at the top of the road and officers quickly arrived, by which time the culprits had fled.

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