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The meaning of "mea culpa"

" Mea culpa "
Meaning:
I'm to blame.
Example:
The white washing came out pink again. Sorry, mea culpa, my red socks got mixed in with the sheets.
Where did it originate?:
Latin. a literal translation is 'I am culpable'.
Where is it used?:
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