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culpable

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  • s  deserving blame or censure as being wrong or evil or injurious
    culpable negligence

  • The financial institutions are as much culpable as others in this subprime crisis.
  • The committee found Senators John Glenn of Ohio ($234,000 in Keating contributions) and John McCain of Arizona ($112,000) the least culpable, engaging only in "poor judgment .
  • If Serbia had been found culpable of a policy of genocide and aggresion, Bosnian political leaders might have received tens of bilions of dollars in war damages.
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  • Tim Kaine in International Herald Tribune
    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.
  • Jack Roush in SI.com
    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...
  • Michael Ranneberger in AFP
    Those culpable for the fraud should not merely be sacked; they should be prosecuted and put behind bars,Ranneberger said.

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