Definition of 'culprit'
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The smart airlines are the real culprits. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Officers were last night unable to say if the culprit was known to the woman. The Sun (2014)Russian athletes stood head and shoulders above the rest as the main culprits. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Teachers want to be able to spot the real culprit when the emotional contagion is negative. Times, Sunday Times (2016)So who are the real culprits here? Times, Sunday Times (2014)But the real culprit is the huge taxes now imposed on sale of houses. Times, Sunday Times (2015)But some should look in the mirror if they want to see the real culprit. The Sun (2008)She is in hiding and he must track down the real culprit before she is found and hanged. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Yet it turns out the real culprit behind the most breathtaking series of security breaches is the government itself. The Sun (2008)But one culprit at a time. The Sun (2009)The culprit should be responsible 4 any injury payout. The Sun (2009)Overall, cops catch the culprit in just one in eight burglaries. The Sun (2016)The first time we've been able to identify the main culprits by haircut and name alone. The Sun (2008)Different moulds peak at certain times of the year and it may be possible from this to deduce which one is the culprit. The Allergy Handbook (1988)Indeed, the euro is the main culprit in the current calamity. Times, Sunday Times (2011)But that's only one of many culprits. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Fame is the main culprit, bringing with it too much money and too much pressure. Times, Sunday Times (2015)I wonder if misplaced priorities is one of the culprits. Christianity Today (2000)Growing pessimism over employment prospects was identified yesterday as the main culprit for this month's slump in confidence. Times, Sunday Times (2006)It is a pattern which should not be modified, but applied strictly so that identification is made of culprit foods. The Beat Fatigue Workbook - how to identify the causes (1988)But in putting the politicians in the dock and casting the public as their victims, he got the wrong culprit. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Here are the main culprits. The Sun (2007)Solar power was a particular culprit, with subsidies per worker exceeding average wages but with very little to show for it. Times, Sunday Times (2010)If a reaction is noted in the form of a return of symptoms, then you should exclude the culprit food for the present. The Beat Fatigue Workbook - how to identify the causes (1988)He then joked that he expected I would be representing one of the culprits in due course. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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Translations for 'culprit'
British English: culprit /ˈkʌlprɪt/ NOUN
The person who committed a crime or did something wrong can be referred to as the culprit.
We do not know who the culprits are.
- American English: culprit
- Arabic: مُذْنِب
- Brazilian Portuguese: acusado
- Chinese: 刑事被告
- Croatian: krivac
- Czech: viník
- Danish: gerningsmand
- Dutch: dader
- European Spanish: culpable inculpado
- Finnish: syyllinen
- French: coupable
- German: Täter
- Greek: υπαίτιος
- Italian: colpevole
- Japanese: 犯罪者
- Korean: 범인
- Norwegian: skurk
- Polish: winowajca
- European Portuguese: culpado
- Romanian: inculpat
- Russian: обвиняемый
- Spanish: culpable
- Swedish: missdådare
- Thai: ผู้กระทำความผิด
- Turkish: fail
- Ukrainian: винуватець
- Vietnamese: thủ phạm
Definition of culprit from the Collins English Dictionary
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