Character 9
Hyphenation ac quit tal
Pronunciations /əˈkwɪ.t(ə)l/

Definitions and meanings of "Acquittal"

What do we mean by acquittal?

Judgment, as by a jury or judge, that a defendant is not guilty of a crime as charged. noun

The state of being found or proved not guilty. noun

The act of acquitting, or the state of being acquitted. noun

Performance, as of a duty; discharge of an obligation or a debt. noun

The act of acquitting; discharge from debt or obligation; acquittance. noun

A setting free, or deliverance from the charge of an offense, by verdict of a jury or sentence of a court. noun

A judgment of not guilty noun

The act of fulfilling the duties (of a given role, obligation etc.).

A legal decision that someone is not guilty with which they have been charged, or the formal dismissal of a charge by some other legal process.

Payment of a debt or other obligation; reparations, amends.

The act of releasing someone from debt or other obligation; acquittance.

Avoidance of danger; deliverance.

Synonyms and Antonyms for Acquittal

The word "acquittal" in example sentences

So woudl you agree that an arrest and acquittal is not different in this way from an arrest and release on bail? ❋ Unknown (2010)

So woudl you agree that an arrest and acquittal is not different in this way from an arrest and release onbail? ❋ Unknown (2010)

(Here in the Netherlands, where we have no juries, appealing an acquittal is always possible.) Martinned (Quote) ❋ Unknown (2010)

For example, you could object to the jury instruction or, in a bench trial, argue that an acquittal is constitutionally mandated. ❋ Unknown (2010)

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Or does the Double Jeopardy clause block the judge from reinstating the charges as soon as the Rule 29 acquittal is announced? ❋ Unknown (2004)

For him, the ordeal was happily and triumphantly over; the sympathy of friends, the enthusiasm of the public, greeted his acquittal from the false charge which was to wreck him. ❋ Unknown (1854)

The “self defense” affirmative defense, if successful, results in acquittal. ❋ Unknown (2010)

The acquittal is a sign that Malaysia is moving forward and a win for several key players. ❋ Bridget Welsh (2012)

Mr. Najib has to be able to show that the acquittal was a sign of strength, rather than one of weakness. ❋ Bridget Welsh (2012)

Bonsib said the acquittal is the first step toward restoring his reputation. ❋ Unknown (2010)

If appropriate documentation could be presented in court, an acquittal was a virtual certainty.29 ❋ Ron Soodalter (2007)

One is to try to get an acquittal, which is, I think, highly unlikely giving the mounting evidence against him. ❋ Unknown (2005)

And his acquittal was the lead story in every newscast. ❋ Unknown (2005)

Gibson Sibanda, vice-president of the MDC, said in a statement that the acquittal was a "victory for the people of Zimbabwe and a huge blow to the forces of tyranny." ❋ Unknown (2004)

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