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exonerate

verb [T]
 
 
/ɪɡˈzɒnəreɪt/ formal LAW
to show or say officially that someone or something is not guilty of something: We have proof which will completely exonerate him.exonerate sb from sth I do not wholly exonerate her from blame.
exoneration /ɪɡˌzɒnəˈreɪʃən/ US   /-ˌzɑːnə-/ noun [U]
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