exoneration

[ ig-zon-uh-rey-shuhn ]
/ ɪgˌzɒn əˌreɪ ʃən /

noun

the act of clearing someone of blame or of an accusation or criminal charge:I would like to highlight the importance of not only the release, but also the exoneration of political prisoners.
the act of relieving someone of an obligation or duty:The granting of tax exemptions and exonerations is one of the most common types of influence peddling used by corrupt regimes.

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