acquittal

Definitions:

  • Judgment, as by a jury or judge, that a defendant is not guilty of a crime as charged.
  • The state of being found or proved not guilty.
  • The act of acquitting, or the state of being acquitted.
  • Performance, as of a duty; discharge of an obligation or a debt.
  • The act of acquitting; discharge from debt or obligation; acquittance.
  • A setting free, or deliverance from the charge of an offense, by verdict of a jury or sentence of a court.
  • a judgment of not guilty
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