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ac·quit

acquit

 
 
pronunciation:
kwIt
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part of speech: verb
inflections: acquits, acquitting, acquitted
definition: to free from a charge of breaking the law; declare not guilty.
We were not very surprised that the judge acquitted the old woman.
antonyms:
condemn, convict, indict
similar words:
discharge, dismiss, free, let off, pardon
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derivations: acquittal (n.), acquitter (n.)
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