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"absolve" in British English

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absolveverb [T]

uk   /əbˈzɒlv/  us   /-ˈzɑːlv/ formal
(​especially in ​religion or ​law) to ​free someone from guilt, ​blame, or ​responsibility for something: The ​report absolved her from/of all ​blame for the ​accident. The ​priest absolved him (of all his ​sins).
(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 ​officiallyremoveguilt 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)
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