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exculpation

[ ek-skuhl-pey-shuhn ]
/ ˌɛk skʌlˈpeɪ ʃən /
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noun
clearance from a charge of guilt or fault; vindication: A biological or environmental explanation for a criminal act does not translate into exculpation of the individual.
legal protection from charges of guilt or fault:Each commissioner and officer shall be entitled to exculpation from liability and to indemnification by the District to the extent set forth in the Act.
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OTHER WORDS FROM exculpation

non·ex·cul·pa·tion, nounself-ex·cul·pa·tion, noun
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