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I've felt a little culpable that we entrepreneurs often invent businesses just to drive people to buy more things.
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Meaning of "culpable" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD CULPABLE

From Old French coupable, from Latin culpābilis, from culpāre to blame, from culpa fault.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF CULPABLE

culpable  [ˈkʌlpəbəl] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CULPABLE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Culpable is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES CULPABLE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of culpable in the English dictionary

The definition of culpable in the dictionary is deserving censure; blameworthy.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH CULPABLE


capable
ˈkeɪpəbəl
developable
dɪˈveləpəbəl
droppable
ˈdrɒpəbəl
exculpable
ɪkˈskʌlpəbəl
graspable
ˈɡrɑːspəbəl
helpable
ˈhelpəbəl
impalpable
ɪmˈpælpəbəl
incapable
ɪnˈkeɪpəbəl
inculpable
ɪnˈkʌlpəbəl
inescapable
ˌɪnɪˈskeɪpəbəl
mappable
ˈmæpəbəl
palpable
ˈpælpəbəl
shapeable
ˈʃeɪpəbəl
shippable
ˈʃɪpəbəl
stoppable
ˈstɒpəbəl
strippable
ˈstrɪpəbəl
unescapable
ˌʌnɪˈskeɪpəbəl
unflappable
ʌnˈflæpəbəl
unhelpable
ʌnˈhɛlpəbəl
unstoppable
ʌnˈstɒpəbəl

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CULPABLE

culmen
culmiferous
culminant
culminate
culminating
culmination
culotte
culottes
culpa
culpability
culpable homicide
culpableness
culpably
culpae
culpatory
Culpeper
culprit
culs-de-sac
cult
cult figure

WORDS THAT END LIKE CULPABLE

able
dippable
drapable
escapable
extirpable
groupable
hot-swappable
jumpable
papable
participable
reapable
recappable
recoupable
rippable
scoopable
shapable
snappable
tappable
typable
ungraspable
worshipable

Synonyms and antonyms of culpable in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «CULPABLE»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «culpable» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of culpable

Translation of «culpable» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CULPABLE

Find out the translation of culpable to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of culpable from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «culpable» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

有罪
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

culpable
570 millions of speakers

English

culpable
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

सदोष
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

تحت طائلة المسؤولية
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

виновным
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

culposa
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

নিন্দনীয়
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

coupable
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Bersalah
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

strafbar
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

責められるべき
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

과실
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Culpable
85 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Vietnamese

có tội
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

குற்றத்துக்குரிய
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

दोषी
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

kabahatli
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

colpevole
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

zawinione
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

винним
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

culpabil
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

υπαίτια
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

strafbare
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

culpable
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

klanderverdig
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of culpable

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CULPABLE»

The term «culpable» is quite widely used and occupies the 26.559 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CULPABLE» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about culpable

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6 QUOTES WITH «CULPABLE»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word culpable.
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Gloria Macapagal Arroyo
I can say that I have not done any culpable violation of the constitution.
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Isaac Barrow
I pass by that it is very culpable to be facetious in obscene and smutty matters.
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Steve Carell
Everyone is flawed and everyone makes mistakes and is culpable.
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Jim Caviezel
We are all culpable in the death of Christ. My sins, your sins put Him on that cross.
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Lisa Gansky
I've felt a little culpable that we entrepreneurs often invent businesses just to drive people to buy more things.
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Carrie Preston
The heroines in 'That's What She Said' are flawed, messy, damaged, hilarious and culpable and not really concerned about being acceptable to the audience in any traditional sense, which for me is what makes them all the more gorgeous. And the fearless truth of that is what makes it funny.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CULPABLE»

Discover the use of culpable in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to culpable and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Fault in Homicide: Towards a Schematic Approach to the Fault ...
The improvement lies primarily in the schematic gradations of degrees of culpability contained in these later provisions, from the highest level of fault for murder to the lowest level of fault for culpable homicide not amounting to murder. 3.
Stanley Meng Heong Yeo, 1997
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The Mishnah
Thing he is culpable. ' R. Jose the Galilean says : If a man that was unclean ate a clean Hallowed Thing he is culpable, but if an unclean Hallowed Thing he is not culpable, since he but ate a thing that was unclean. They said to him : Even if a ...
Herbert Danby, 1933
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From Hiring to Firing : a No-nonsense Guide to Managing ...
There is a difference between culpable and non-culpable behaviour. n Culpable behaviour refers to conduct over which an employee has control; for example, carelessness, poor attitude, or general lack of effort or attention n Non-culpable ...
Paula J. MacLean, Derek G. Redman, 2006
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Reports of Cases Determined in the Court of Nizamut Adawlut ...
Prisoner convicted of culpable homicide, sentenced to seven years' imprisonment, though the sessions officer recommended a higher term, ... ... ... ... 666 21. Two prisoners, charged with wilful murder, were convicted of culpable homicide, and ...
Bengal (India). Sadr nizāmat 'adālat, J. Carrau, 1855
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Legal Apptitude And Legal Reasoning For The Clat
Section 299, Culpable Homicide. Whoever causes death by doing an act with the intention of causing death, or with the intention of causing such bodily injury as is likely to cause death, or with the knowledge that he is likely by such act to ...
Bhardwaj A. P., 2009
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The Philosophy of Criminal Law: Selected Essays
I suspect that a hierarchy of culpable states is indeed offense-relative. Fortunately , however, there is no need to construct a wholly different hierarchy of culpable states for each criminal act. I will attempt to provide a rationale for why culpable ...
Douglas N. Husak, 2010
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Digest of Cases Decided in the Supreme Courts of Scotland, ...
Objection to the relevancy of an indictment for culpable homicide, that the culpa set forth was not an immediate cause of the death which ensued, repelled. Wood and King (Aberdeen), 15 April 1842 ; 1 Broun 262. 457. A charge of culpable ...
Andrew Beatson Bell, William Lamond, 1868
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Critical Thinking, fifth edition: An Introduction to the ...
(5), a culpable homicide is committed when someone causes the death of a person: (a) by means of an unlawful act, (b) by criminal negligence, (c) by causing that human being, by threats of fear of violence or by deception, to do anything that ...
Jonathan Lavery, Willam Hughes, 2008
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Universal's Master Guide to Judicial Service Examination
Section 302: Punishment for Murder Whoever commits murder, shall be punished with death, or imprisonment for life, and shall also be liable to fine. Distinction between Culpable Homicide & Murder In the scheme of the Penal Code, ' culpable ...
Gaurac Mehta
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General Principles of Law as Applied by International Courts ...
23 Negligence, or culpable negligence, is, therefore, the failure to perform a legal duty, i.e., a pre-existing obligation prescribing the observance of a given degree of diligence. Being a default in carrying out an obligation, culpable negligence ...
Bin Cheng, 1994

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CULPABLE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term culpable is used in the context of the following news items.
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Culpable homicide trial in Aberdeen told of man's injuries
He was giving evidence in the case against Francis Thomson who is accused of culpable homicide. It is alleged Thomson and Mr Ashton were ... «Aberdeen Evening Express, Jul 15»
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Coroner indicts TB Joshua's Synagogue over collapsed building …
Coroner indicts TB Joshua's Synagogue over collapsed building, says church culpable of criminal negligence The synagogue Church of All ... «DailyPost Nigeria, Jul 15»
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10 persons sentenced to 10 yrs imprisonment for culpable homicide …
Court found ten persons guilty of culpable homicide not amounting to murder under section 304 Part 1 of Ranbir Penal Code. The convicts ... «Rising Kashmir, Jul 15»
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HC Says Erring Company is More Culpable Than Its Staff
HYDERABAD: The Hyderabad High Court has held that an offence committed by a company under the Negotiable Instruments Act is not ... «The New Indian Express, Jul 15»
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Letter: MTA planners should be culpable
Re: “MTA report accused of tunnel vision,” June 25. Gee, I thought “Truth or Consequences” was a game. Perhaps not. With the 710 Freeway ... «Valley Sun, Jul 15»
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Okonjo-Iweala Culpable Of $4.1bn ECA Mismanagement …
Edo State Governor Adams Oshiomhole insists former Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister for the Economy Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala ... «The Streetjournal, Jul 15»
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Man on trial accused of culpable homicide 'smoked legal high', court …
McPhee, also known as Thomson, denies the charge of culpable homicide and has lodged a special defence of self defence. Giving evidence ... «Aberdeen Evening Express, Jul 15»
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Man on trial for culpable homicide in Aberdeen
Mr McPhee denies culpable homicide at the High Court in Aberdeen. He has lodged a special defence of self defence. Giving evidence ... «BBC News, Jun 15»
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Man guilty of culpable homicide for killing marine at Sharks match
Durban - Blayne Shepard, 25, accused of murdering former Royal Marine Brett Williams at a rugby match two years ago, was found guilty of ... «News24, Jun 15»
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Young men represent majority of culpable driving offenders
Young men represent the overwhelming majority of culpable drivers in ... Arthur said the maximum sentence for culpable driving is 20 years. «3AW, Jun 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Culpable [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/culpable>. Nov 2019 ».
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