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  • 1 acquitted — I adjective cleared, exculpated, exonerated, freed of wrongdoing, let go, let off, not guilty, proved innocent, vindicated II index blameless, clean, clear (free from criminal charges), free (reliev …

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  • 2 acquitted — (adj.) freed, exonerated, 1670s, pp. adjective from ACQUIT (Cf. acquit) (q.v.). Formerly in this sense was acquit (late 14c.), perhaps on analogy of pps. such as hit …

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  • 3 Acquitted — Acquit Ac*quit , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Acquitted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Acquitting}.] [OE. aquiten, OF. aquiter, F. acquitter; ? (L. ad) + OF. quiter, F. quitter, to quit. See {Quit}, and cf. {Acquiet}.] 1. To discharge, as a claim or debt; to clear… …

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  • 4 acquitted — adjective declared not guilty of a specific offense or crime; legally blameless he stands acquitted on all charges the jury found him not guilty by reason of insanity • Syn: ↑not guilty • Similar to: ↑innocent, ↑guiltless, ↑clean hande …

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  • 5 acquitted — ➡ legal system * * * …

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  • 6 acquitted — Synonyms and related words: absolved, blotted, canceled, condoned, discharged, disregarded, exculpated, excused, exonerated, expended, forgiven, forgotten, hired, indulged, liquidated, overlooked, paid, paid in full, pardoned, postpaid, prepaid,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 7 acquitted — adj. absolved, cleared of blame, declared innocent ac·quit || É™ kwɪt v. declare innocent; pay a debt; set free, release (from a debt or duty) …

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  • 8 acquitted — /skwitad/ Released; absolved; purged of an accusation. Judicially discharged from accusation; released from debt, etc. Includes both civil and criminal prosecutions. See acquittal …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 9 be acquitted of — be cleared of suspicion, be freed from blame …

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  • 10 was acquitted — was cleared of all charges …

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  • 11 go hence acquitted — Formal words in a judgment of acquittal. State v Buchanan (Md) 5 Harr & J 317 …

    Ballentine's law dictionary

  • 12 acquietatus — Acquitted …

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  • 13 legitimo modo acquietatus — Acquitted in a lawful manner. Poulterer s Case, 9 Coke 55b, 77 Eng Rep 813 …

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  • 14 List of Axis war criminals — The following is a list of people suspected of committing war crimes on behalf of Nazi Germany or any of the Axis Powers during World War II. It does not include people from Allied countries who were suspected of treason.The Nuremberg Trials*… …

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  • 15 List of Axis personnel indicted for war crimes — Contents 1 The Nuremberg Trials 2 Subsequent Nuremberg Trials 2.1 The Doctors’ Trial …

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  • 16 Double jeopardy — For other uses, see Double jeopardy (disambiguation). Criminal procedure …

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  • 17 Hofstad Network — The Hofstad Network (in Dutch: Hofstadgroep ) is an Islamist organization of mostly young Dutch Muslims of mainly North African ancestry. The name Hofstad was originally the codename the Dutch secret service AIVD used for the network and leaked… …

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  • 18 List of Bosnian genocide prosecutions — This is a list of prosecutions bought against states and individuals for the crime of genocide in Bosnia. Also, several civil law cases that are being conducted before The Hague District Court in the Netherlands, and two that have been decided in …

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  • 19 List of miscarriage of justice cases — Main article: Miscarriage of justice This is a list of miscarriage of justice cases. This list includes cases where a convicted individual was later found to be innocent of the crime and has received either an official exoneration, or a consensus …

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  • 20 Assata Shakur — Assata Olugbala Shakur (born July 16, 1947[1] as JoAnne Deborah Byron, married name Chesimard[2]) is an African American activist and escaped convict who was a member of the Black Panther Party (BPP) and Black Liberation Army (BLA). Between 1971… …

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