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Definition of blame noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



[uncountable] blame (for something)
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 responsibility for doing something badly or wrongly; saying that someone is responsible for something to lay/place/put the blame for something on someone The government will have to take the blame for the riots. Why do I always get the blame for everything that goes wrong? I'm not interested in apportioning blame for the accident (= deciding how much each person involved was responsible for it). compare credit
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