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acquitted (adj.)

"freed, exonerated," 1670s, past-participle adjective from acquit (v.). Formerly in this sense was acquit (late 14c.).

updated on October 19, 2016

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Definitions of acquitted from WordNet

acquitted (adj.)
declared not guilty of a specific offense or crime; legally blameless;
he stands acquitted on all charges
Synonyms: not guilty
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