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guilt by association

Definitions

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  • n. the attribution of guilt (without proof) to individuals because the people they associate with are guilty

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Examples

  • The positiv - ists refuted the attacks of men like Antonio Caso, who accused them of guilt by association with the Díaz regime, but their protests were lost in the noise of the

    POSITIVISM IN LATIN AMERICA

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