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an accusation; an attribution, as of fault: His imputation was completely off base.
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amputation – cutting off, especially of a body part: After the amputation of his leg he was fitted for a prosthesis.
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1. The act of imputing or ascribing; attribution.
2. Something imputed, ascribed, or attributed.
im·pu′ta·tive (ĭm-pyo͞o′tə-tĭv) adj.
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im•pu•ta•tion(ˌɪm pyʊˈteɪ ʃən)
1. the act of imputing.
2. an attribution, as of fault or crime; accusation.
[1535–45; < Late Latin]
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|Noun||1.||imputation - a statement attributing something dishonest (especially a criminal offense); "he denied the imputation"|
accusal, accusation - a formal charge of wrongdoing brought against a person; the act of imputing blame or guilt
|2.||imputation - the attribution to a source or cause; "the imputation that my success was due to nepotism meant that I was not taken seriously"|
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noun blame, charge, accusation, censure, slur, reproach, slander, attribution, insinuation, ascription, aspersion They avoided the imputation of criminal negligence.
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1. A charging of someone with a misdeed:
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imputation[ˌɪmpjʊˈteɪʃən] N (= attribution) → imputación f; (= accusation) → imputación f, acusación f
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imputation[ˌɪmpjʊˈteɪʃ/ən] n (frm) → capo d'imputazione or d'accusa
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