acquittal: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (u-kwit'l), [key]
— n.
  1. the act of acquitting; discharge.
  2. the state of being acquitted; release.
  3. the discharge or settlement of a debt, obligation, etc.
  4. judicial deliverance from a criminal charge on a verdict or finding of not guilty.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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