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Date: 1400-1500
Language: Latin
Origin: , past participle of exonerare, from onus 'load'

exonerate

verb
     
ex‧on‧e‧rate [transitive]
to state officially that someone who has been blamed for something is not guilty
exonerate somebody from/of something
He was totally exonerated of any blame.
exoneration noun [uncountable]

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