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to free from a charge or imputation of guilt

to conduct oneself in a specified way

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He was acquitted of dragging a man patient by the hair, and the jury was directed by the judge to acquit him of two charges of ill-treating two me n.
Despite their dissatisfaction with the police, and despite their inclination to exonerate and acquit, Cook County jurors stood squarely with the city's law enforcers.
Liverpool jurors acquit in 64pc of cases, compared with only 31pc at the High Court in London.
Prosecuting QC David Hunter said the Crown did not intend to do so, and Judge Burgess then directed the jury to acquit.
He pleaded the court to accept acquittal application and acquit accused.
March 16: Jurors acquit Blake of first-degree murder and one count of solicitation of murder and report they are deadlocked on the second solicitation charge.
The ATC's Judge, Wajid Fiaz during the hearing of the case has given the order to acquit the accused as there were no sufficient evidences against them.
His mother is disgusted that her son was jailed for so long, given the lack of evidence that led a Los Angeles jury to acquit him of robbery and attempted murder while convicting a co-defendant.
Global Banking News-October 12, 2015--Albanian court acquits former banking official
Summary: Cairo court acquits cousin and former aide of Gaddafi of attempted murder of two Egyptian police, possession of unlicensed weapons.
JURY ACQUITS ACTOR HOWELL A jury acquitted actor C Thomas Howell on five misdemeanor counts Tuesday, saying no crime had been committed during his December confrontation with a skateboarder in Los Angeles' San Fernando Valley.
The chamber acquits Mathieu Ngudjolo of all the crimes against him.
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