exoneree

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noun ex·on·er·ee \ig-ˌzä-nə-ˈrē, eg-\

Definition of exoneree

  1. :  a person who is shown to be not guilty of a crime for which he or she was formerly found guilty :  a person who is exonerated of a crime There is still no consensus about the value of lost time. Missouri gives exonerees fifty dollars a day for time served, California twice that much. Massachusetts caps total compensation at half a million dollars. In Maine, the limit is three hundred thousand; in Florida, it's two million. — Ariel Levy

2002

First Known Use of exoneree

2002


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