exonerate Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"exonerate" in British English

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exonerateverb [T]

uk   /ɪɡˈzɒn.ə.reɪt/  us   /-ˈzɑː.nɚ.eɪt/ formal
to show or ​state that someone or something is not ​guilty of something: The ​report exonerated the ​crew from all ​responsibility for the ​collision.
exoneration
noun [U] uk   /ɪɡˌzɒn.əˈreɪ.ʃən/  us   /-ˌzɑː.nə-/
(Definition of exonerate from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"exonerate" in American English

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exonerateverb [T]

 us   /ɪɡˈzɑn·əˌreɪt/
to show or ​state that someone or something is not to be ​blamed for something ​bad that ​happened: The ​policeofficer was exonerated by a ​grandjury, but the ​protestscontinued.
exoneration
noun [U]  us   /ɪɡˌzɑn·əˈreɪ·ʃən/
(Definition of exonerate from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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exonerateverb [T]

uk   us   /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
noun [U] /ɪɡˌzɒnəˈreɪʃən/  us /-ˌzɑːnə-/
He ​spent much of the rest of his ​lifeseeking exoneration.
(Definition of exonerate from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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