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Definition of exonerate verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

exonerate

 verb
verb
NAmE//ɪɡˈzɑnəˌreɪt//
 
exonerate somebody (from something) (formal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they exonerate
 
he / she / it exonerates
 
past simple exonerated
 
-ing form exonerating
 
 
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to officially state that someone is not responsible for something that they have been blamed for The police report exonerated Lewis from all charges of corruption.
exoneration
 
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NAmE//ɪɡˌzɑnəˈreɪʃn//
 
noun [uncountable]
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: exonerate