What is another word for acquitted?

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[ ɐkwˈɪtɪd], [ ɐkwˈɪtɪd], [ ɐ_k_w_ˈɪ_t_ɪ_d]

Related words: acquittal, innocent, not guilty, not guilty of murder

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    To be acquitted is to be cleared of a crime or accusation. It is a feeling of relief and vindication. In most legal systems, the verdict of "not guilty" is the verdict of acquittal. The term acquittal does not always mean that the person is free from punishment, but that there is not enough evidence to bring a criminal charge. Whether the person is actually released from jail or prison is up to the judge or jury.

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