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English definition of “impute sth to sb”

impute sth to sb

(ACCUSE) formal phrasal verb with impute     /ɪmˈpjuːt/ verb
to say that someone is responsible for something that has happened , or that something is the cause of something else : They imputed the error to the lawyer who was handling her case .Concluding and deducing
(Definition of impute sth to sb (ACCUSE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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