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Spanish translation of “culprit”


noun /ˈkalprit/
a person responsible for something wrong, unpleasant etc As soon as he saw the broken window he began to look for the culprit.
(Definition of culprit from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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