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acquittal

noun

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a setting free from a charge of wrongdoing
  • confidently predicted that his client's trial would result in a full acquittal

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The first known use of acquittal was in the 15th century

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“Acquittal.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/acquittal. Accessed 7 Dec. 2021.

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