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"absolve" in British English

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(Definition of “absolve” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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absolveverb [ T ]

us /əbˈzɑlv, æb-, -ˈzɔlv/ fml

to officially remove guilt or responsibility for something wrong that someone has done or might have done:

He was absolved of all wrongdoing.

(Definition of “absolve” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)