acquitting acquitting  /ə ˈkwɪ tɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  1. (v) pronounce not guilty of criminal charges
  2. (v) behave in a certain manner

Usage(s):

  1. Indeed, it was done twice because much of the public needed an alternative ending: the first jury acquitting; the second jury finding civil wrong.
  2. It is a dramatic move after seven years of Gujarati courts' dismissing hundreds of cases and acquitting the accused.
  3. I missed the very beginning, but in what I'm seeing now, he's acquitting himself quite well.

News

  1. Oriole Double Stuff: Cal Ripken Jr. Costs Tim Duncan a Fifth NBA Title

    If you wanted to, you could blame the San Antonio Spurs’ gut-wrenching 95-88 loss to the Miami Heat in Game 7 of the NBA Finals on Danny Green (1-12, 5 points), petrified in the last two games after setting a league record for three-pointers made in a championship series. Or you could blame it on Manu Ginobili (18 points), who, after acquitting himself nicely for 47-1/2 minutes, made yet another ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: San Antonio Current

  2. No Rest for the 'Belgian Bomber'

    After acquitting himself nicely in his third start at the U.S. Open, Belgium's Nicolas Colsaerts is back in action for this week's Travelers Championship. The $6.1 million PGA Tour event starts Thursday at TPC River Highlands in Cromwell, Conn.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Cybergolf National

  3. Italy court finds 'contraditions' in Knox murder acquittal

    A ruling acquitting US student Amanda Knox over the brutal murder of her British housemate in 2007 had numerous contradictory and incoherent elements, Italy's highest appeals court said Tuesday, explaining its decision to order a retrial.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Fox News

Quotes

  1. "They have had a lot of success in recent years -- it's a similar market like ours. They're not the big-spending clubs like the Yomiuri Giants," Towers said. "So they have to do a good job acquitting talent in the US They're a very...
    on Feb 20, 2008 By: Kevin Towers Source: MLB.com

  2. "Anna is an incredibly competent journalist and I'm sure she's acquitting herself very well," Robson said.
    on Mar 13, 2007 By: Naomi Robson Source: Daily Telegraph

  3. "The judiciary is totally independent and holds the powers of either convicting or acquitting any person who is brought before it," Gen Shikapwasha said.
    on Jun 1, 2010 By: Ronnie Shikapwasha Source: Zambia Daily Mail

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