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Word: culpable

Definition: deserving blame; blameworthy


Sentences Containing 'culpable'

After a ten-day trial, on 8 June 1998, High Court judge Mr Justice Burrell, sitting as the Chairman of the Insider Dealing Tribunal together with two members, found Yeung culpable of insider dealing in shares of his listed Emperor (China Concept) Investments Ltd in October 1993.
As mentioned earlier, bracketing the miser and the usurer as equally culpable types makes interpreting the subject of early paintings with a moral message difficult, since they may represent either a hoarder,a money lender or even a tax collector.
Carson was held particularly culpable for the first goal, when Niko KranjĨar's speculative shot from 30 yards dipped and bounced in front of him, with Carson only succeeding in parrying the ball into the net.
He also declined to take action against those he called "harmless but technically culpable."
If you have been culpable, it was imprudence, and this imprudence was in obedience to the orders of your captain.
Ombudsman Al Hutchinson said: "Inconsistent police briefings, some of which inferred that victims of the bombing were culpable in the atrocity, caused the bereaved families great distress, which has continued for many years".
The other seven accused, three former Uphaar cinema managers, cinema's gatekeeper and three DVB officials, were all given seven years' rigorous imprisonment, under Section 304-A (culpable homicide not amounting to murder) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC), and housed at the Tihar Jail.
There was the crime, Bertuccio that was where you became really culpable.''

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