acquit

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Pronunciation[change]

  • (UK) (US) enPR: ə-kwĭt, IPA: /əˈkwɪt/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: ac‧quit

Verb[change]

Plain form
acquit

Third-person singular
acquits

Past tense
acquitted

Past participle
acquitted

Present participle
acquitting

  1. If someone is acquitted of a crime, they have been tried in a court and found not guilty.
    He was acquitted of murder but found guilty of manslaughter.