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Verb: exculpate  'eks-kul,peyt
  1. Pronounce not guilty of criminal charges
    "The suspect was exculpated of the murder charges";
    - acquit, assoil [archaic], clear, discharge, exonerate

Derived forms: exculpated, exculpates, exculpating

Type of: judge, label, pronounce

Encyclopedia: Exculpate