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  • Not Guilty — «Not Guilty» Canción de George Harrison Álbum George Harrison Publicación 23 de febrero de 1979 …   Wikipedia Español

  • not guilty — adjective declared not guilty of a specific offense or crime; legally blameless he stands acquitted on all charges the jury found him not guilty by reason of insanity • Syn: ↑acquitted • Similar to: ↑innocent, ↑guiltless, ↑clean handed …   Useful english dictionary

  • not guilty — 1. noun a) A formal plea by a defendant of not being culpable for the crime with which the defendant is charged. If you do not plead, a plea of not guilty will be entered for you. b) A verdict or formal finding by the legal system that a… …   Wiktionary

  • not guilty — Plea entered by the accused to criminal charge. If the defendant refuses to plead, the court will enter a plea of not guilty. See e.g. Fed.R.Crim.P. 11. Also, the form of the verdict in criminal cases where the jury acquits the defendant; i.e.… …   Black's law dictionary

  • not guilty — Plea entered by the accused to criminal charge. If the defendant refuses to plead, the court will enter a plea of not guilty. See e.g. Fed.R.Crim.P. 11. Also, the form of the verdict in criminal cases where the jury acquits the defendant; i.e.… …   Black's law dictionary

  • not guilty — See plea of not guilty …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • not guilty — /nɒt ˈgɪlti/ (say not giltee) noun 1. the plea to a criminal charge where the accused wants to put the prosecution to the task of proving his or her guilt. 2. a subsequent verdict signifying the prosecution s failure to establish the accused s… …   Australian English dictionary

  • not guilty — Synonyms and related words: angelic, blameless, childlike, clear, dovelike, faultless, guiltless, in the clear, incorrupt, innocent, lamblike, offenseless, prelapsarian, pristine, reproachless, sans reproche, sinless, uncorrupted, undefiled,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • not guilty — innocent …   English contemporary dictionary


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