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exculpate

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Law
exculpateex‧cul‧pate /ˈekskʌlpeɪt/ verb [transitive] 🔊 🔊 formalSCTPROVE to prove that someone is not guilty of somethingexculpation /ˌekskʌlˈpeɪʃən/ noun [uncountable]
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Examples from the Corpus
exculpateThe grand jury exculpated local authorities for their handling of the riots.
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Verb table
exculpate
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyexculpate
he, she, itexculpates
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyexculpated
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave exculpated
he, she, ithas exculpated
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad exculpated
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill exculpate
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have exculpated
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam exculpating
he, she, itis exculpating
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you, we, theyare exculpating
Past
I, he, she, itwas exculpating
you, we, theywere exculpating
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been exculpating
he, she, ithas been exculpating
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been exculpating
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be exculpating
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been exculpating
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