ALL meanings of acquittal

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  • variable noun acquittal Acquittal is a formal declaration in a court of law that someone who has been accused of a crime is innocent. 3
  • noun acquittal the deliverance and release of a person appearing before a court on a charge of crime, as by a finding of not guilty 3
  • noun acquittal a discharge or release from an obligation, duty, debt, etc 3
  • noun acquittal an acquitting; discharge (of duty, obligation, etc.) 3
  • noun acquittal a setting free or being set free by judgment of the court 3
  • noun acquittal law: not-guilty decision 1
  • noun acquittal the act of acquitting; discharge. 1
  • noun acquittal the state of being acquitted; release. 1
  • noun acquittal the discharge or settlement of a debt, obligation, etc. 1
  • noun acquittal Law. judicial deliverance from a criminal charge on a verdict or finding of not guilty. 1
  • noun acquittal A judgment that a person is not guilty of the crime with which the person has been charged. 1
  • noun acquittal (now rare) The act of fulfilling the duties (of a given role, obligation etc.). 0
  • noun acquittal (law) A legal decision that someone is not guilty with which they have been charged, or the formal dismissal of a charge by some other legal process. 0
  • noun acquittal Payment of a debt or other obligation; reparations, amends. 0
  • noun acquittal (now historical) The act of releasing someone from debt or other obligation; acquittance. 0
  • noun acquittal (rare) Avoidance of danger; deliverance. 0
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