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- noun law A formal
pleaby a defendantof not being culpable for the crime with which the defendant is charged.
- noun law A
verdictor formal finding by the legal system that a defendant is not culpable for the crime with which the defendant was charged.
- noun A member of a jury or tribunal supporting acquittal, or a vote cast in support of acquittal.
- noun A person who has been acquitted of a crime.
- adjective law Of a person, legally innocent of a crime which they have been accused of in a court of law.
- adjective nonstandard
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- adjective declared not guilty of a specific offense or crime; legally blameless
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