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 (ĭn-kŭl′pāt′, ĭn′kŭl-)
tr.v. in·cul·pat·ed, in·cul·pat·ing, in·cul·pates
To incriminate.

[Latin inculpāre, inculpāt- : in-, on; see in-2 + culpāre, to blame (from culpa, fault).]

in′cul·pa′tion n.
in·cul′pa·to′ry (-pə-tôr′ē) adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.inculpation - an accusation that you are responsible for some lapse or misdeedinculpation - an accusation that you are responsible for some lapse or misdeed; "his incrimination was based on my testimony"; "the police laid the blame on the driver"
accusal, accusation - a formal charge of wrongdoing brought against a person; the act of imputing blame or guilt
self-incrimination - an accusation that incriminates yourself
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Quelques milliers d'Israeliens ont reclame vendredi a Tel-Aviv la demission du Premier ministre Benjamin Netanyahou lors de la premiere manifestation depuis que la police a recommande son inculpation pour corruption.
Accuse par l'Arabie Saoudite d'etre derriere cette operation des lors qu'elle a fourni aux Houtis l'armement necessaire, la Republique islamique d'Iran a rejete cette inculpation et invite Ryad [beaucoup moins que]a ne pas jouer avec le feu[beaucoup plus grand que].
La detention administrative est un regime extrajudiciaire qui permet l'incarceration de suspects sans proces ni inculpation pendant six mois renouvelables indefiniment.
That stark judgment suggests something of this film's inculpation of us for relishing its baroque violence, indulging in elaborate scenes of icily heartless barbarism--hardly a reassuring tone to take with an audience looking to be entertained.
1423, 1467 (1995) (explaining that inculpation "has nothing to do with obeying a rule given by others," but instead requires "practical judgment that enables one to act amid the contingencies of everyday life").
50) But Nietzsche's inculpation is qualified in terms that likewise permit no room for ambiguity: while the effect of that poison is decadence, the Jews themselves were not decadents.
Apart from guarding the Hero, they have to eternally turn the two Great Wheels of Inculpation, which "send out the stories and receive them back, maintaining the flow of narratives" (106) and thus preserve proper balance in the Circle.
L'avocat Fethi Layouni a declare que son client est innocent et que son inculpation n'a aucun fondement, deplorant la politisation de cette affaire apres la demission du gouvernement d'Ali Larayedh.
8) These constitutional mandates protect one from compelled self-incrimination in "any proceeding, civil or criminal, administrative or judicial, investigatory or adjudicatory," (9) whether the inculpation arises through oral or written testimony or the production of documents in one's possession.
The nullification of eyewitness testimony, central to any criminal judicial proceedings, results in testimonial accounts that draw on other senses and that have a problematic rapport with juridical inculpation.
Parmi les charges contre Badi'e figurent son incitation a la violence et au sabotage dans plusieurs regions du pays, ainsi que son inculpation dans le meurtre des manifestants en face du QG de la Confrerie a Moqattam.
In a series of three experiments they performed providing evidence of a process they call motivated inculpation, Nadler and McDonnell reported experiments producing