What's the word when you're saying that the fault is from both parties. Like yours and someone else's fault and so you're both kinda sharing it?

I forgot the word

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    Could you please add an example sentence where you would use this word?
    – cigien
    Nov 14 '21 at 16:26
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    You ask for a single word, yet the 'single word request' tag is not chosen (while the 'idioms' tag is). Please clarify. // 'Joint responsibility' usually carries the 'duty of care' sense. There are a reasonable number of hits on the internet for 'shared culpability'. Nov 14 '21 at 19:43
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    As others have mentioned, you should tell us the context where you want to use the word. Do you want a noun or an adjective? Do you want a legal term, or something more colloquial? Do you want a word describing the act or the people who share responsibility? It sounds like you're thinking of a word but can't remember it, and if so giving as much detail as possible will help us find it.
    – Stuart F
    Nov 15 '21 at 14:29

Howzzabout "equally culpable"?

Culpability [Middle English coupable, from Old French, from Latin culpābilis, from culpāre, to blame, from culpa, fault.]

The mediator found both parties to be equally culpable.



Helping to commit a crime or do wrong in some way. Describes individuals who are “folded together” metaphorically.

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