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  • adj. Freed from any question of guilt, acquitted.
  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of exonerate.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. same as exculpated.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. freed from any question of guilt

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Examples

  • As long as he has not been exonerated from the first assault, this may safely be accomplished without opening themselves to a defamation suit (i.e. they need to keep within the truth, and not tarnish his reputation needlessly).

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  • Accused – while I agree with the death penalty in extreme circumstances, how many people have we seen not only come off of death row, but leave prison, exonerated from a conviction.

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  • MAN is termed honourable; his character is exonerated from the stigma which calumny attached to it; and his courage rises in estimation, in proportion as it exemplifies his revenge.

    Letter to the Women of England, on the Injustice of Mental Subordination

  • Twenty-five states and the District of Columbia have laws that entitle exonerated inmates to government compensation, according to The Innocence Project, which represents inmates fighting to have their convictions overturned.

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  • I have a lawyer through a program called the exonerated Leap Program that we'll be talking about and his name is Jason Sniderman (ph).

    CNN Transcript Dec 21, 2005

  • Mr. Perry has not been a crusader, but he has signed reform-minded legislation and acknowledged some of the system's mistakes, once referring to an exonerated prisoner's murder conviction as a "great miscarriage of justice."

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  • Nebraska might soon join 25 states and the District of Columbia that have laws entitling exonerated inmates to government compensation.

    WTOP / Business / Biz Stories

  • In a telephone conversation yesterday, Mr. Lowney took issue with headlines declaring Mr. Rossi "exonerated" by the state commission, saying the body instead "didn't have the information to prosecute."

    A Washington State Smear Campaign

  • This tape was withheld by the government until April, 2007 … after all investigations by the DOJ and FEC and Senate Ethics Committee and the criminal trial of David Rosen "exonerated" Hillary for lack of evidence of her personal involvement with Paul.

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  • This tape was withheld by the government until April, 2007 ... after all investigations by the DOJ and FEC and Senate Ethics Committee and the criminal trial of David Rosen "exonerated" Hillary for lack of evidence of her personal involvement with Paul.

    Congressman arrested for DWI

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