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culpable

adjective uk   /ˈkʌl.pə.bl̩/ formal us  
deserving to be blamed or considered responsible for something bad: He was held culpable (= blamed) for all that had happened.
culpability
noun [U] uk   /ˌkʌl.pəˈbɪl.ɪ.ti/ us    /-ə.t̬i/
After the accident, the company refused to accept culpability.
culpably
adverb uk   /-bli/ us  
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