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Date: 1300-1400
Language: Latin
Origin: imputare, from putare 'to think, consider'

impute

verb
     
im‧pute

impute something to somebody

phrasal verb
to say, often unfairly, that someone is responsible for something bad or has bad intentions:
The police were not guilty of the violence imputed to them.
imputation noun [uncountable and countable]

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