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Definition of acquittal:

  1. A setting free, or deliverance from the charge of an offense, by verdict of a jury or sentence of a court.
  2. The act of acquitting; discharge from debt or obligation; acquittance.

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oblivion, remission, acquit, dismissing, discharging, freeing, forbearance, quittance, releasing, bar, law, relief from, deliverance, award, reprieve, exemption, charge, acquitting, springing, annul, bring in a verdict, call for, citation, suspended sentence, clearing, letting off, mercy.

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