acquit
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acquit(
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kwiht
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to declare not guilty)
a. absolver
After deliberation, the jury acquitted the defendant.Después de la deliberación, el jurado absolvió al acusado.
b. exculpar
The prosecution failed to prove their case beyond a reasonable doubt, so you must acquit the accused.La fiscalía no pudo probar su caso más allá de toda duda razonable, por lo que deben exculpar al acusado.
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acquit
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (law)
a. absolver, declarar inocente
to acquit oneself well/badlysalir bien/mal parado(a)
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acquit [əˈkwɪt]
transitive verb
1 (Jur)
to acquit sb (of) absolver or exculpar a algn (de); he was acquitted on all charges lo absolvieron de todas las acusaciones
2
to acquit o.s.: how did he acquit himself? ¿cómo se desenvolvió?; to acquit o.s. well defenderse bien; to acquit o.s. of [+duty] desempeñar
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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