Inculpatory

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Definition: Inculpatory




What is the dictionary definition of Inculpatory?

Dictionary Definition


That causes someone to be blamed for something


Full Definition of Inculpatory


A person makes a statement that is ‘inculpatory’ if it that statement tends to implicate that person in a crime. To inculpate oneself is to accept culpability (blame). For example: It’s a fair cop guv’nor — put the cuffs on — I’ll come quietly. An inculpatory statement is almost the same thing as a confession. The opposite — an exculpatory statement — is one that denies or rejects the blame.


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Definition Sources


Definitions for Inculpatory are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

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