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exonerated

[ ig-zon-uh-rey-tid ]
/ ɪgˈzɒn əˌreɪ tɪd /
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adjective
having been cleared of an accusation or freed from blame:After years behind bars for a crime he didn't commit, the exonerated man walks out of the prison gates and into the light of day.
noun
Usually the exonerated . a person or persons who have been cleared of an accusation or freed from blame:She is currently the director of a nonprofit that advocates against the death penalty and for the exonerated.
verb
the simple past tense and past participle of exonerate.
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OTHER WORDS FROM exonerated

un·ex·on·er·at·ed, adjective
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