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exonerate

verb [T]     /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.Innocent exoneration     /ɪɡˌzɒn.əˈreɪ.ʃən/ US  /-ˌzɑː.nə-/ noun [U]
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