Example sentences for: acquitted

How can you use “acquitted” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Unfortunately for scholars (if fortunately for presidents), Congress has undertaken impeachment proceedings against only two chief executives, Andrew Johnson (1868, acquitted) and Richard Nixon (1974, resigned).

  • She was acquitted of obstructing Independent Counsel Kenneth Starr's investigation (by refusing to testify against the Clintons) and got a mistrial on the remaining charges of criminal contempt because the jury was deadlocked.

  • Meanwhile, the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette retracted its much-ballyhooed report that Starr had held mock trials in which the Clintons were acquitted.

  • (Two SabreTech employees were acquitted in the case already.)

  • Terry Nichols was convicted of conspiracy and involuntary manslaughter but acquitted of first-degree murder in the Oklahoma City bombing.


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