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Synonyms for exculpate

to free from a charge or imputation of guilt

Synonyms for exculpate

pronounce not guilty of criminal charges

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the searchand-orders by a twoday for millions of suspected Exchequer C "exculpate"There were no reasonable grounds for believing Newcastle was engaged in suspected tax fraud." Richard Lissack QC
"I didn't get the impression that they're going to sit on it, especially if it exculpates [the military]," Roth said.
Notably, Merges charter did not contain a so called 102(b)(7) provision which exculpates directors from liability for the duty of care.
At the same time, the prosecutor said that the admission made by a shop helper that Abrigo had no hand in the preparation of the poisonous concoction essentially exculpates respondent.
Before turning to the merits of the sale process, the court considered whether Rural Metro's exculpatory charter provision --modeled after Section 102(b)(7) of the DGCL, which exculpates directors from liability for breaches of the fiduciary duty of care--precludes liability for aiding and abetting a breach of fiduciary duty.
Lutz does not claim to offer a comprehensive treatment of the dialogue, and his argument that the primary purpose of the Laws is to reveal the ability of the political philosopher to interpret divine law exculpates him, to a certain extent, from this complaint.
His column today on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict by no means exculpates or excuses Israel, but it does focus almost exclusively on the need for Palestinians to take meaningful action.
The bloody trajectory from colonization to the ravages of decolonization would therefore seem to deserve more attention in this summary chapter; instead, Adam advances, it seems to this reviewer, an "essentialist" analysis that inadvertently exculpates these abhorrent acts as "human," occurring across all ideologies and economic systems.
It is a narrative that exculpates, as in Tolstoy's late works that seek to chart a movement from immoral living to religious conversion (Confession, "Father Sergius," Resurrection).
Confronting both his own plight and the suffering around him, the soldier declares at last, "We are murdered each day and each day we commit murder." (1)This final scene at once exculpates and condemns the protagonist, placing him impossibly between the victims of Nazi crimes and complicity in a far broader nexus of guilt.