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absolve əb-zälv, -sälv ( vt ) absolved absolving

1 :to set free or release from some obligation or responsibility [a judgment terminating a parent's rights…⁓s that parent of all future support obligations In re Bruce R., 662 A.2d 107 (1995)]

2 :to determine to be free of fault, guilt, or liability [a jury absolved the defendant of any negligence Harbaugh v. Darr, 438 P.2d 74 (1968)]

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