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guilty

  

      adj  
   (=culpable)  
[person]  
coupable  
to feel guilty      se sentir coupable  
→ I feel so guilty, leaving you to sort this out.        
to feel guilty about doing sth        (in present, future)    avoir mauvaise conscience à faire qch  
     (in past)    se sentir coupable d'avoir fait qch  
to look guilty      avoir l'air coupable  
→ When she saw me she looked guilty.        
to be guilty of irresponsibility      être irresponsable  
   [smile]   coupable  
→ a guilty grin        
   [feelings, secret]  
to have guilty feelings about sth      se sentir coupable à propos de qch  
→ He must have had guilty feelings about what was going on.        
a guilty secret      un lourd secret  
→ His guilty secret was haunting him.        
     (LAW)  
[accused person]  
coupable  
→ Is he guilty or innocent?        
→ Everyone knows he's guilty, but he's got a good lawyer.        
to plead guilty      plaider coupable  
to plead not guilty      plaider non coupable  
to be found guilty      être reconnu (e)   coupable  
She was found guilty.      Elle a été reconnue coupable.  
to be guilty of sth        [+crime]   être coupable de qch  
→ The tribunal decided he was guilty of murder.        


guilty conscience  
      n   mauvaise conscience    f     
→ She has a guilty conscience about the way she treated him.        
guilty party  
      n  
the guilty party      le coupable  
Translation English - French Collins Dictionary  
guilty adj.
coupable
[Bus.]

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Collaborative Dictionary     English-French
n.
coupable
n.
plaisir coupable, petit plaisir, péché mignon
n.
mauvaise conscience
adj.
non coupable
v.
reconnaître coupable
[Bus.]
v.
plaider coupable
[Bus.]
pr. part
reconnaissant coupable
[Bus.]
pr. part
plaidant coupable
[Bus.]
n.
fait de plaider coupable
[Bus.]
exp.
un lourd secret
exp.
le coupable
exp.
avoir l'air coupable
exp.
se sentir coupable
v.
plaider non coupable
[Bus.]
n.
fait de plaider non coupable
[Bus.]
pr. part
plaidant non coupable
[Bus.]
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'guilty' also found in translations in French-English dictionary
exp.
guilty of
v.
be guilty
n.
making guilty
adj.
proved guilty of murder
adj.
proved guilty of murder
exp.
whoever is guilty
exp.
whoever is guilty
n.
verdict of guilty
[Bus.]
v.
stop feeling guilty
exp.
to presume sb guilty
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