guilty as charged definition, guilty as charged meaning | English dictionary




      adj   , guiltier, guiltiest  
1    responsible for an offence or misdeed  
2      (Law)   having committed an offence or adjudged to have done so  
the accused was found guilty     
3    plead guilty     (Law)   (of a person charged with an offence) to admit responsibility; confess  
4    of, showing, or characterized by guilt  
  guiltily      adv  
  guiltiness      n  
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1. the discharge or release of a person appearing in court of all criminal charges because they have been found not guilty. 2. a release from an obligation, duty, or debt.
legal E.g After the clear acquittal from the judge, he had to start his life all over again.
chercher à se justifier quand on n'est pas coupable, c'est s'accuser
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