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English definition of “blame”

blame

verb [T]
 
 
/bleɪm/
B1 to say or think that someone or something is responsible for something bad that has happened: Many people blame him for Tony's death. Poor housing is to blame for many of their health problems. They apologized for the delay and blamed it on technical problems.Blaming and accusing
I don't blame him/them/you, etc used to say that you understand and accept the reason for what someone is doing: "I think I'll go home early." "I don't blame you - you look really tired."Blaming and accusing
(Definition of blame verb from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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