culpable culpable  /ˈkəl pə bəl/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) deserving blame or censure as being wrong or evil or injurious

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  • The financial institutions are as much culpable as others in this subprime crisis.

News

  1. Alleged Theft of Cash from Student Lunch Accounts in Region 10 Investigated

    An alleged theft of cash from student lunch accounts at Region 10 schools have prompted an internal investigation, which could result in a termination if a staffed employee is found culpable, and a criminal investigation to recoup the missing funds.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Litchfield County Times

  2. Thefts from student lunch accounts under investigation at Region 10 schools

    An alleged theft of cash from student lunch accounts at Region 10 schools has prompted an internal investigation, which could result in a termination if a staffed employee is found culpable, and a criminal investigation to recoup the missing funds.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: The Register Citizen

Quotes

  1. "I can assure you that no one in Virginia - no one in Virginia - views the Korean community as culpable in this incident in the least degree," Kaine said.
    on Apr 24, 2007 By: Tim Kaine Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "I can prove that I was not culpable here and nobody on the team was culpable, and I think that should make a difference," Roush said later Friday at the 99 hauler. "It would make a difference anyplace else in the world. There would be a...
    on Mar 7, 2008 By: Jack Roush Source: SI.com

  3. "Those culpable for the fraud should not merely be sacked; they should be prosecuted and put behind bars," Ranneberger said.
    on Jan 26, 2010 By: Michael Ranneberger Source: AFP

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