"The adversarial system doesn't know who's guilty or who's innocent. The millstone does not know who's under it."
KIRK NOBLE BLOODSWORTH, the first inmate in the nation to be sentenced to death and then exonerated by DNA evidence.
The term ex-ante (sometimes written ex ante or exante) is a neo-Latin word meaning "before the event". Ex-ante is used most commonly in the commercial world, where results of a particular action, or series of actions, are forecast in advance. The opposite of ex-ante is ex-post (or ex post).
- in the financial world, the ex-ante return is the expected return of an investment portfolio.
- in the recruitment industry, ex-ante is often used when forecasting resource requirements on large future projects.
EDITORIALThe Consumer Financial Protection Bureau needs to rewrite the credit reporting rules so that consumers have a way of exonerating themselves without hiring lawyers and going to court.But other than an announcement of exoneration, details of the case were never disclosed. Any residual concerns were allayed to some extent by Gome’s extraordinary growth.
As a reporter for The Seattle Times in 1949, Mr. Guthman uncovered evidence that exonerated a professor at the University of Washington accused of Communist affiliations in testimony before a state legislative committee, bringing him the Pulitzer Prize for national reporting the next year.
━━ vt. （非難などから）救う, （疑いを）晴らす ((from, of)).
ex・on・er・a・tion ━━ n. 免責, 免罪.
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verb [T] FORMAL
to show or state that someone or something is not guilty of something:
The report exonerated the crew from all responsibility for the collision.
exoneration Show phonetics
noun [U] FORMAL
[動](他)〈人を〉（告訴・義務などから）解放する, 免除する((from, of ...))
- [igzɑ'nərèit | -zɔ'n-]
exonerate oneself from ［of］ a charge of theft
窃盗の嫌疑(けんぎ)を晴らす.［ラテン語exonerāre重荷から解放する（ex-はずす＋onus重荷）. △ONEROUS, ONUS］