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  1. having been declared not guilty of a crime:The mayor extended condolences to the victim’s family, but also expressed empathy for the acquitted officers.

  1. Usually the acquitted . a person or persons who have been declared not guilty of a crime: None of the acquitted received any kind of compensation or redress.

  1. the simple past tense and past participle of acquit.

Origin of acquitted


Other words from acquitted

  • un·ac·quit·ted, adjective

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