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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.]

Additional comments:

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.]
n.
fait de plaider coupable
[Bus.]
pr. part
plaidant coupable
[Bus.]
exp.
un lourd secret
exp.
le coupable
exp.
se sentir coupable
exp.
avoir l'air coupable
v.
plaider non coupable
[Bus.]
n.
fait de plaider non coupable
[Bus.]
pr. part
plaidant non coupable
[Bus.]
adj.
innocent jusqu'à preuve du contraire
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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
n.
verdict of guilty
[Bus.]
exp.
whoever is guilty
exp.
whoever is guilty
v.
stop feeling guilty
exp.
to presume sb guilty
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