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inculpable

[in-kuhl-puh-buh l] /ɪnˈkʌl pə bəl/
adjective
1.
not culpable; blameless; guiltless.
Origin of inculpable
1485-1495
From the Late Latin word inculpābilis, dating back to 1485-95. See in-3, culpable
Related forms
inculpability, inculpableness, noun
inculpably, adverb
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  • Much of the product of industry is assigned to the agents of production mainly on the basis of inculpable possession.

    Distributive Justice

    John A. (John Augustine) Ryan
British Dictionary definitions for inculpable

inculpable

/ɪnˈkʌlpəbəl/
adjective
1.
incapable of being blamed or accused; guiltless
Derived Forms
inculpability, inculpableness, noun
inculpably, adverb
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