absolve (one) from

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absolve (one) from

To declare that someone is free from blame or responsibility for something. The evidence that the defense attorney presented in court convinced the jury to absolve his client from the crime. I know you're sorry. I absolve you from your guilt, son.
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absolve someone from something

 and absolve someone of something
to prove that an accused person is innocent of something; to demonstrate that someone is not responsible for something. Bob attempted to absolve himself of the crime.
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The camp of former Customs Chief Nicanor Faeldon felt 'vindicated' after the Department of Justice (DOJ) had absolved him from drug charges in relation to the P6.
His camp denies any court decision that nullified the order of CA to absolved him from the case.