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adjective  /ˈkʌl·pə·bəl/ fml us  
deserving to be blamed or considered responsible for something bad: The landowner could be proved culpable for starting the fire.
noun [U]  /ˌkʌl·pəˈbɪl·ɪ·t̬i/ us  
He strongly denies any culpability in the tragedy.
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