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acquit

verb [T]  /əˈkwɪt/ (-tt-) us  

acquit verb [T] (DECIDE NOT GUILTY)

to decide officially in a court of law that someone is not guilty of a particular crime: She was acquitted. The jury acquitted him.

acquit verb [T] (PERFORM)

fml to cause yourself to perform or behave in the stated way: She acquitted herself well, finishing second.
Translations of “acquit”
in Spanish absolver…
in French acquitter…
in German freisprechen…
in Chinese (Traditional) 宣判…無罪…
in Russian оправдывать…
in Turkish temize çıkarmak, aklanmak, beraat etmek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 宣判…无罪…
in Polish uniewinniać…
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