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English definition of “mea culpa”

mea culpa

exclamation     /ˌmeɪ.əˈkʊl.pə/ humorous
used to admit that something was your faultAdmitting and confessingInterjectionsSounds used as interjections
(Definition of mea culpa exclamation from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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