acquit translation | French-English dictionary

Search also in: Web News Encyclopedia Images Context
Collins

acquit

  
      vb  
    acquérir  
      nm  
   (=quittance)   receipt  
'pour acquit'      'received'  
   par acquit de conscience      to set one's mind at rest  
Translation French - English Collins Dictionary  
acquit n.
receipt

Additional comments:

To ensure the quality of comments, you need to be connected. It’s easy and only takes a few seconds
Or Sign up/login to Reverso account

Collaborative Dictionary     French-English
adv.
received
vt.
1) acquit (vt), 2) fulfill (refl), 3) settle (refl), 4) settle (vt), 5) settle (+ prép. DE), 6) acquitted (pass.), 7) settled (pass.)
v.
acquit (vt.) ; settle (vt.) ; settle (+prép. de) (vt.)
n.
clearance certificate
n.
receipt
adv.
to be on the safe side ; just to double-check ; for avoidance of risk ; just to be sure ; to put one's mind at rest ; just to set one's mind at ease
v.
fulfill (vr.) ; settle (vr.)
exp.
to pay
exp.
to discharge
exp.
to carry out
exp.
to acquit sb of
***
'acquit' also found in translations in English-French dictionary
exp.
"pour acquit"
v.
acquitter
[Bus.]
v.
acquitter
adj.
1. (glance, kiss, bow, wave) de pure forme ; superficiel ; par manière d’acquit 2. (person) négligent ; peu zélé
adv.
rendu droits acquittés
[Bus.]
exp.
acquitter qn de qch
adv.
rendu droits non acquittés
[Bus.]
exp.
acquitter faute de preuves concluantes
exp.
ne pas s'acquitter de qch
exp.
ne pas s'acquitter d'une dette
To add entries to your own vocabulary, become a member of Reverso community or login if you are already a member. It's easy and only takes a few seconds:
Or sign up in the traditional way
"acquit": examples and translations in context
Avocat compétent, Keefer acquit une perspective continentale sur des questions liées au transport et aux richesses naturelles. An able advocate, Keefer acquired a continental perspective on questions relating to transportation and natural resources.
Entre 1752 et 1766, François Jacquet acquit quelques terrains sur la rive droite de la rivière Saint-Charles. Between 1752 and 1766 François Jacquet acquired some lots on the right bank of the Rivière Saint-Charles.
Il acquit une meilleure connaissance de la forêt nordique. He gained a new appreciation of the northern forest.
Toutefois, il détestait les litiges et acquit bientôt une réputation de magistrat conciliant. He had an abhorrence of litigation, however, and soon gained a reputation as a conciliatory magistrate.
Par la suite, Philippon acquit une terre de 120 arpents. Subsequently Philippon bought 120 arpents of land.
C'est à travers ces disciples qu'il acquit une bonne connaissance en autodéfense. Through these disciplines he acquired a great knowledge of self-defence.
See how “acquit” is translated from French to English with more examples in context

Advertising
Advertising