Meaning of “acquittal” in the English Dictionary


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

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acquittalnoun [ 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.

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