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acquittal

ac·quit·tal

acquittal

 
pronunciation:
kwI tl
features:
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part of speech: noun
definition: the act of acquitting, or the fact or condition of being acquitted.
The jury's acquittal of the suspect surprised everyone.When her acquittal was announced, she leapt up and hugged her lawyer.Despite his acquittal, he was looked upon with suspicion by the townspeople.
antonyms:
conviction
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