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acquittal

noun [C/U]  us   /əˈkwɪt̬·əl/
an official decision in a court of law that someone is not guilty of a particular crime: [C] He hoped for an acquittal.
Translations of “acquittal”
in Chinese (Traditional) 宣判無罪…
in Russian оправдание…
in Turkish beraat, suçsuzluk, aklanma…
in Chinese (Simplified) 宣判无罪…
in Polish wyrok uniewinniający, uniewinnienie…
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