culpable


culpable
adj.
guilty.
declarar culpable a alguien to find somebody guilty
declararse culpable to plead guilty
es culpable de varios robos he is responsible for o has committed several robberies
me siento culpable de lo que pasó I feel responsible for what has happened
f. & m.
1 guilty party (law).
la policía busca al culpable del robo the police are loking for the person responsible for the robbery
2 culprit, responsible for the crime, guilty party.
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culpable
adjetivo
1 guilty
nombre masulino o femenino
1 offender, culprit
él no es el culpable he's not to blame
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FRASEOLOGÍA
declararse culpable to plead guilty
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adj.
guilty
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1. ADJ
1) [persona] guilty

confesarse culpable — to plead guilty

declarar culpable a algn — to find sb guilty

la persona culpable — the person to blame o at fault, the culpable person frm; (Jur) the guilty person, the culprit

2) [acto] blameworthy

con descuido culpable — with culpable negligence frm

2. SMF
1) (=responsable) person to blame, person at fault
2) (Jur) (=responsable de un delito) culprit; (=condenado por un delito) offender, guilty party
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I
adjetivo [ser]
a) <persona> guilty

culpable de algo: sentirse culpable de algo to feel guilty about something; ser culpable de algo to be to blame for something; (Der) to be guilty of something; confesarse culpable de algo — to plead guilty to something

b) (Der) <acto> culpable
II
masculino y femenino
a) (de delito) culprit
b) (de problema, situación)

tú eres el culpable de todo esto — this is all your fault, you're to blame for all of this

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= culprit, culpable, abuser, guilty [guiltier -comp., guiltiest -sup.], tempter, victimiser [victimizer, -USA], guilty as charged, convicted, blameworthy, blamable [blameable].
Ex. The usual culprit in this case is the cup of coffee placed on top of the drive unit.
Ex. A 'self-help' approach, whereby libraries cooperate to boycott periodical publishers who are considered to be culpable, may also be in violation of antitrust legislation.
Ex. The article 'Are you a user or an abuser?' urges librarians and borrowers to use the library with restraint.
Ex. Was it Mathilda Panopoulos' manner of making people feel like irrational children, guilty, apologetic, foolish, so that they bring disaster on themselves?.
Ex. Economy of space is the great tempter in citation practice since it makes authors abbreviate their citations.
Ex. The victimizers acted with impunity & largely went unpunished.
Ex. He was found guilty as charged and sentenced to 140 whiplashes (75 for steeling a parabolic antenna, and 65 for the possession of alcohol).
Ex. Convicted drink drivers could have breathalysers installed in their cars to prevent them starting the engine if they are over the limit.
Ex. On this theory, people are praiseworthy for acts of good will and blameworthy for acts of ill will or lack of good will.
Ex. He said like a true philosopher that the offences which are committed through desire are more blamable than those which are committed through anger.
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* conciencia culpable = guilty conscience.
* declarado culpable = convicted.
* declarar culpable = convict.
* declararse culpable = plead + guilty.
* presuntamente culpable = presumed guilty.
* sentirse culpable = feel + guilty.
* sentirse culpable por = feel + guilt over.
* ser culpable = be to blame.
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I
adjetivo [ser]
a) <persona> guilty

culpable de algo: sentirse culpable de algo to feel guilty about something; ser culpable de algo to be to blame for something; (Der) to be guilty of something; confesarse culpable de algo — to plead guilty to something

b) (Der) <acto> culpable
II
masculino y femenino
a) (de delito) culprit
b) (de problema, situación)

tú eres el culpable de todo esto — this is all your fault, you're to blame for all of this

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= culprit, culpable, abuser, guilty [guiltier -comp., guiltiest -sup.], tempter, victimiser [victimizer, -USA], guilty as charged, convicted, blameworthy, blamable [blameable].

Ex: The usual culprit in this case is the cup of coffee placed on top of the drive unit.

Ex: A 'self-help' approach, whereby libraries cooperate to boycott periodical publishers who are considered to be culpable, may also be in violation of antitrust legislation.
Ex: The article 'Are you a user or an abuser?' urges librarians and borrowers to use the library with restraint.
Ex: Was it Mathilda Panopoulos' manner of making people feel like irrational children, guilty, apologetic, foolish, so that they bring disaster on themselves?.
Ex: Economy of space is the great tempter in citation practice since it makes authors abbreviate their citations.
Ex: The victimizers acted with impunity & largely went unpunished.
Ex: He was found guilty as charged and sentenced to 140 whiplashes (75 for steeling a parabolic antenna, and 65 for the possession of alcohol).
Ex: Convicted drink drivers could have breathalysers installed in their cars to prevent them starting the engine if they are over the limit.
Ex: On this theory, people are praiseworthy for acts of good will and blameworthy for acts of ill will or lack of good will.
Ex: He said like a true philosopher that the offences which are committed through desire are more blamable than those which are committed through anger.
* conciencia culpable = guilty conscience.
* declarado culpable = convicted.
* declarar culpable = convict.
* declararse culpable = plead + guilty.
* presuntamente culpable = presumed guilty.
* sentirse culpable = feel + guilty.
* sentirse culpable por = feel + guilt over.
* ser culpable = be to blame.

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culpable1
adjective
[ SER]
1 ‹persona› guilty
él también es culpable he's guilty too o he's to blame too
culpable DE algo:
me siento culpable de lo ocurrido I feel guilty about what happened
todos somos culpables de esta situación we're all to blame for this situation
se confesó culpable del delito he pleaded guilty to the crime
2 (Der) ‹acto› culpable
culpable2
masculine and feminine
1 (de un delito) culprit
todavía no han detenido a los culpables those responsible o the culprits have not yet been arrested
2
(de un problema, una situación): tú eres el culpable de todo esto this is all your fault, you're to blame for o you're responsible for all of this
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culpable adjetivo [ser] ‹personaguilty;
sentirse culpable de algo to feel guilty about sth;

ser culpable de algo to be to blame for sth;

(Der) to be guilty of sth
■ sustantivo masculino y femenino
a) (de delito) culprit

b) (de problema, situación):

tú eres el culpable de todo esto this is all your fault, you're to blame for all this

culpable
I mf culprit, offender
II adjetivo guilty
Jur declararse culpable, to plead guilty
'culpable' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
confesar
- declararse
- desdecirse
- desenmascarar
- estafa
- instigación
- negarse
- reo
- tal
- tendencia
- declarar
- descubrir
- responsable
English:
blame
- blameworthy
- convict
- culprit
- definitely
- espionage
- fault
- find
- fraud
- guilty
- incompetence
- manslaughter
- neglect
- plead
- admit
- party
- plea
- shame
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culpable
adj
guilty;
declarar culpable a alguien to find sb guilty;
declararse culpable (de algo) to plead guilty (to sth);
es culpable de varios robos he is responsible for o has committed several robberies;
me siento culpable de lo que pasó I feel responsible for what has happened
nmf
culprit;
la policía busca al culpable del robo the police are looking for the person responsible for the robbery;
tú eres el culpable you're to blame
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culpable
I adj guilty;
declarar culpable a alguien find s.o. guilty;
ser culpable de algo be guilty of sth
II m/f culprit
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culpable adj
: guilty
culpable nmf
: culprit, guilty party
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culpable adj
1. (de un delito) guilty [comp. guiltier; superl. guiltiest]
el jurado declaró culpable al acusado the jury found the accused guilty
2. (responsable) to blame
el tráfico es el culpable de que llegue tarde the traffic is to blame for me being late

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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