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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.
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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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[beaucoup moins que] Si l'enquete prouve leur inculpation, ils seront juges devant une juridiction en dehors d'Alger, afin d'assurer la neutralite et en application du privilege de juridiction.
Maiko Tagusari, secretaire generale de l'organisation japonaise [beaucoup moins que]Centre des droits des prisonniers[beaucoup plus grand que], a declare que [beaucoup moins que]le refus du droit a l'assistance d'un avocat pendant les interrogatoires, sa detention prolongee avant inculpation et les conditions d'emprisonnement exposent certaines defaillances graves qui caracterisent le systeme judiciaire japonais depuis trop longtemps[beaucoup plus grand que].
You cannot watch without being an accessory to a murder." 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.
(201.) Solum, supra note 181, at 192 (quoting Karl Llewellyn); see Kyron Huigens, Virtue and Inculpation, 108 Harv.
(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.
Rappelons que le ministere public au Tribunal de premiere instance de Tunis avait demande l'inculpation de l'ancien ministre sous plusieurs chefs d'accusation dont notamment abus de pouvoir par un fonctionnaire en vue de realiser des profits illicites et gestion illegale de deniers publics, suite a des revelations de la bloggeuse et journaliste Olfa Riafi dans au sujet de l'affaire "Sheraton Gate" .
(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.
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.
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. The blindfolding of the victims to nullify the possibility of eyewitness testimony at some point in the future also attests to the henchmen's consciousness of the historical dimensions of the crime of they were committing.