plural -s
in Scots law
: a dismissal of an action : acquittal

Word History


Latin, let him be absolved, third person singular passive imperative of absolvere to absolve

First Known Use

1547, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of absolvitor was in 1547

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“Absolvitor.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/absolvitor. Accessed 1 Dec. 2023.

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