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mea culpa

An admission or expression of guilt or personal error. The Latin phrase literally means "through my fault." Mea culpa, I should have done more thorough research before making such bold accusations.

my bad

That was my mistake; I admit that that was my fault. Primarily heard in US. Susan: "Jerry, I asked you to do the dishes an hour ago, and they're still piled in the sink!" Jerry: "Oops, my bad, honey. I'll do them right now."
See also: bad

my bad

VERY INFORMAL
People say my bad to mean that something is their fault. Whoops! Sorry dudes! My bad!
See also: bad

my bad

used to acknowledge responsibility for a mistake. North American informal
See also: bad

mea ˈculpa

(from Latin, often humorous) used when you are admitting that something is your fault: ‘Who broke this glass?’ ‘Mea culpa,’ Frank said.
The meaning of the Latin phrase is ‘my fault’.

ˈmy bad

(American English, informal) used when you are admitting that something is your fault or that you have made a mistake: I’m sorry — my bad.No, it’s my bad. I’m the one that got caught taking stuff.
See also: bad

My bad

phr. It’s my fault and I’m sorry. My bad. It won’t happen again.
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my bad

Slang
Used to acknowledge that one is at fault.
See also: bad

mea culpa

It’s my fault, my mistake. The term was taken over from Latin as far back as the 1200s and continues to be used in this way. Ian Rankin had it in Strip Jack (1992), “‘You haven’t had a proper lock fitted yet.’ ‘Mea culpa, Inspector. Fear not, one’s on its way.’” A newer slangy version of this ancient Latin expression is my bad, only a few decades old but ubiquitous enough to be considered a cliché. Novelist John Lescroart used it in The Hunt Club (2009): “‘Yeah, you’re right, I’m sorry. My bad.’ Juhle hung his head.”
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Comparing the results of EDA and 10% MEA, the C[O.sub.2] removal efficiency of 10% MEA is higher than of EDA without S[O.sub.2], and the decrease extent is smaller than EDA with the increase of S[O.sub.2] concentration.
Before each test, a new MEA would be conditioned by operating at 500 mA/c[m.sup.2] at 100% relative humidity (RH).
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The company said its new apps are designed exclusively for Apple TV and work with MEA Mobile's iGloLEDset, a kit which comes with a 16 foot strip of color lights and can be controlled with an iPhone or iPad.
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HVAC-R specialist Daikin says relocating itsMiddle East and Africa (MEA) is "in line with plans to support growth and expand throughout the region".
Daikin, a leading global innovator and provider of advanced, high-quality air conditioning, heating, ventilation and refrigeration (HVAC-R) products and solutions for residential, commercial and industrial applications, has relocated the head office of the company's Middle East and Africa (MEA) division, in line with plans to support growth and expand throughout the region.
The new company, called Bespin Global MEA is set to launch this month.
Summary: Organisations in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) are expected to invest over $8.47 billion on Internet of Things (IoT) technologies this year, according to a recent industry report.