Exculpate - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈekskʌlpeɪt|  American pronunciation of the word exculpate
Brit.  |ˈɛkskʌlpeɪt|  British pronunciation of the word exculpate

verb

- pronounce not guilty of criminal charges (syn: acquit, assoil, clear, discharge, exonerate)

Examples

The court exculpated him after a thorough investigation.

...I will present evidence that will exculpate my client....

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: exculpate
he/she/it: exculpates
present participle: exculpating
past tense: exculpated
past participle: exculpated
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