acquittal definition

  • noun:
    • Judgment, as by a jury or judge, that a defendant is certainly not responsible of a crime as recharged.
    • hawaii of being discovered or shown not liable.
    • The work of acquitting; discharge from debt or obligation; acquittance.
    • A setting free, or deliverance from fee of an offense, by decision of a jury or sentence of a court.
    • The act of acquitting, or even the state of being acquitted.
    • Performance, as of a duty; discharge of an obligation or a debt.
    • a judgment of simple

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