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exonerate

verb [T]
 
 
/ɪɡˈzɒnəreɪt/ formal
to say that someone is not guilty of doing something that they have been blamed for: [often passive] He was exonerated of all blame by the investigation.Not punishing and reducing punishment
exoneration
 
 
/ɪɡˌzɒnəˈreɪʃən/ noun [U]
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