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Topic: LAW

Date: 1600-1700
Language: Medieval Latin
Origin: , past participle of exculpare, from Latin culpa 'blame'

exculpate

verb
     
ex‧cul‧pate [transitive]
formalSCL to prove that someone is not guilty of something
exculpation noun [uncountable]
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