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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Acquittal  \Ac*quit"tal\,  n. 
  1.  The  act  of  acquitting;  discharge  from  debt  or  obligation; 
  acquittance. 
 
  2.  (Law)  A  setting  free  or  deliverance  from  the  charge  of  an 
  offense,  by  verdict  of  a  jury  or  sentence  of  a  court. 
  --Bouvier. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  acquittal 
  n  :  a  judgment  of  not  guilty  [ant:  {conviction}] 




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