Example sentences for: acquitted

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

  • The councilman was defeated at the polls as a result, but he was acquitted in court.

  • 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.

  • 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).

  • A court-martial jury acquitted U.S.

  • "Let's say somebody is acquitted, and it's one of those acquittals in which the person was guilty ..."


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