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acquit

verb [T]
 
 
/əˈkwɪt/ ( present participle acquitting, past tense and past participle acquitted)
If someone is acquitted of a crime, a court of law decides that they are not guilty: [often passive] Both men were acquitted of murder.Not punishing and reducing punishmentCourt cases, orders and decisions
Translations of “acquit”
in Spanish absolver…
in French acquitter…
in German freisprechen…
in Chinese (Traditional) 宣判…無罪…
in Russian оправдывать…
in Turkish temize çıkarmak, aklanmak, beraat etmek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 宣判…无罪…
in Polish uniewinniać…
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