What is the meaning of the word culpable?

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Adjective
  1. Meriting condemnation, censure or blame, especially as something wrong, harmful or injurious; blameworthy.
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When police arrested those identified to be culpable in the riots, it was only normal that bad eggs should be separated from good ones.
The men were found guilty of rioting, arson and culpable homicide amounting to murder.
Both sides then squandered chances with Motherwell especially culpable in passing up three golden opportunities in quick succession.
The actors are also self-abused, culpable in part for their own replaceability.
The other key culpable person was the lead engineer who brought them out onto the main line.
The fifty-two year old businessman was charged with culpable homicide after running Clarke over with his four-wheel drive vehicle.

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