how to pronounce acquittal


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acquittal is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of acquittal in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… to quash the original acquittal but now …”

meanings of acquittal


  1. A legal decision that someone is not guilty with which they have been charged, or the formal dismissal of a charge by some other legal process.
  2. The act of fulfilling the duties (of a given role, obligation etc.).
  3. Payment of a debt or other obligation; reparations, amends.
  4. Avoidance of danger; deliverance.
  5. The act of releasing someone from debt or other obligation; acquittance.

acquittal frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word acquittal occurs in english on average 1.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics acquittal can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that acquittal can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

words that rhyme with acquittal


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