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English definition of “guilt”

guilt

noun [U] (RESPONSIBILITY)    /ɡɪlt/
B2 the fact of having done something wrong or committed a crime : Both suspects admitted their guilt to the police . The prosecution's task in a case is to establish a person's guilt beyond any reasonable doubt . → Compare innocenceGuilty
(Definition of guilt noun (RESPONSIBILITY) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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