A judgment of not guilty.
In law, the setting free of someone charged with a crime after a trial.
It follows a verdict of “not guilty” and prevents retrial of a defendant on the same charges under the US Constitution (see double jeopardy).
ETYM French délivrance, from délivrer.
1. The act of delivering or freeing from restraint, captivity, peril, and the like; rescue.
2. Act of bringing forth children.
3. The state of being delivered, or freed from restraint.
delivery / dəlɪvəri /
Množina reči delivery je deliveries.
Sinonimi: bringing · obstetrical delivery · livery · legal transfer
1. The act of delivering or distributing something (as goods or mail); SYN. bringing.
2. The act of giving birth to a child; SYN. obstetrical delivery.
3. The voluntary transfer of something (title or possession) from one party to another; SYN. livery, legal transfer.
ETYM Cf. French décharge. Related to Discharge.
In a river, the volume of water passing a certain point per unit of time. It is usually expressed in cubic meters per second (cumecs). The discharge of a particular river channel may be calculated by multiplying the channel's cross-sectional area (in square meters) by the velocity of the water (in meters per second).
1. A substance that is emitted or released; SYN. emission.
2. Any of several bodily processes by which substances go out of the body; SYN. emission, expelling.
3. Electrical conduction through a gas in an applied electric field; SYN. spark, arc, electric arc, electric discharge.
4. The act of discharging a gun; SYN. firing, firing off.
5. The act of venting; SYN. venting.
6. The pouring forth of a fluid; SYN. outpouring, run.
7. The sudden giving off of energy.
Množina reči divesture je divestures.
Removal of clothing or other covering; dispossession, stripping away of rights or property (Law)
ETYM Latin emancipatio: cf. French émancipation.
Liberation from any onerous controlling influence; SYN. freeing.
Being liberated, being set free from servitude or subjection of any kind. The changing role of women in social, economic, and particularly in political terms, in the 19th and 20th centuries is sometimes referred to as the “emancipation of women” (see women’s movement).
In the UK, the 1829 Catholic Emancipation Act freed Roman Catholics from the civil disabilities imposed on them by English law. In 1861 the emancipation of Russian serfs was proclaimed. In 1862 President Abraham Lincoln issued an edict freeing all slaves, known as the Emancipation Proclamation; the Thirteenth Amendment of the Constitution declared the abolition of slavery throughout the US.
1. Activity that releases or expresses creative energy or emotion; SYN. outlet.
2. A process that liberates or discharges something
3. A formal written statement of relinquishment; SYN. waiver, discharge.
4. (Music) The act or manner of terminating a musical phrase or tone; SYN. tone ending.
5. Something issued for sale or public showing (especially a record or film)