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absolve

Pronunciation: /əbˈzɑːlv; əbˈzɒlv/

Translation of absolve in Spanish:

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • to absolve sb of sth absolver* a algn de algo I absolve you of your sins te absuelvo de tus pecados he was absolved of guilt fue absuelto or eximido de culpa to absolve sb from sth eximir or dispensar a algn de algo he asked to be absolved from his duties pidió ser eximido or dispensado de sus obligaciones
    Example sentences
    • Recovering, he is absolved of his guilt by the understanding daughter.
    • At the same time, the right to free speech does not absolve us from our duty to behave responsibly.
    • Zoë, as loving in her death as she was in her life, tried to absolve her family from guilt.

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