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Meaning of ACQUITTAL

Pronunciation:  u'kwitl

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  a judgment of not guilty

ACQUITTAL is a 9 letter word that starts with A.


 Antonyms: condemnation, conviction, judgment of conviction, sentence
 See Also: final decision, final judgment



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Ac*quit"tal\, n.
1. The act of acquitting; discharge from debt or obligation;

2. (Law) A setting free, or deliverance from the charge of an
   offense, by verdict of a jury or sentence of a court.

Legal Dictionary
 Definition: A release, absolution, or discharge of an obligation or liability. In criminal law the finding of not guilty.
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