acquit

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acquit ˈkwɪt/ verb
acquits; acquitted; acquitting
acquit
ˈkwɪt/
verb
acquits; acquitted; acquitting
Learner's definition of ACQUIT
[+ object]
: to decide that someone is not guilty of a crime
compare 1convict

acquit yourself

: to act or behave in a specified way used to express approval or (less commonly) disapproval of someone's behavior or performance
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