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acquitted

[ uh-kwit-id ]
/ əˈkwɪt ɪd /
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adjective
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.
noun
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.
verb
the simple past tense and past participle of acquit.
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Origin of acquitted

OTHER WORDS FROM acquitted

un·ac·quit·ted, adjective
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