acquitter

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English[edit]

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.

Etymology[edit]

acquit + -er

Noun[edit]

acquitter (plural acquitters)

  1. Agent noun of acquit; one who acquits or releases.

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Verb[edit]

acquitter

  1. to pay
  2. to acknowledge (a signal), to notify the receipt of
  3. (law) to clear, to acquit
  4. (reflexive, s'acquitter) to pay
  5. (reflexive, s'acquitter, ~ de) to discharge, to complete (one's duty)
    La jeune femme fit de réels efforts pour s'acquitter sérieusement de la corvée.
    The young woman made real serious efforts to finish her chores.

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