: a document evidencing a discharge from an obligationespecially: a receipt in full
Examples of acquittance in a Sentence
Recent Examples on the WebIn April, an influential Hubei doctor, Yu Xiangdong, was removed from a hospital management position for questioning the efficacy of the remedies, an acquittance confirmed.
Dake Kang, Anchorage Daily News, 31 Aug. 2020 The defense will argue that prosecutors don't have sufficient evidence tying Marsh to the attack in Wilsonville and are relying on an acquittance who implicated Marsh to gain leniency.
Everton Bailey Jr., OregonLive.com, 8 Aug. 2017
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