Fury over the acquittal — stoked by years of racial and economic inequality in the city — spilled over into the streets, resulting in five days of rioting in Los Angeles.
By MARK LANDLER and JODI RUDOREN
Secretary of State John Kerry’s path grew steeper as Israeli and Palestinian officials clashed over settlements and Avigdor Lieberman’s acquittal posed a new risk.
By ELISABETTA POVOLEDO
ROME — The implications for the American exchange student, who was accused of murdering her roommate in 2007, were unclear, particularly whether she could face extradition.
I should have flung at him a quittance for my foolish stepfather's debts, and then dismissed him.
A dictionary of Shakespeare's sexual puns and their significance - Google 圖書結果
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Tim, ii290: 'no gift to him/ But breeds the giver a return exceeding/ All use of quittance'. The GIFT (of sex) given Timon by his sycophantic followers, ...
On May 26, 1868, the Senate impeachment trial of President Andrew Johnson ended with his acquittal as the Senate fell one vote short of the two-thirds majority required for conviction.
On Feb. 24, 1868, the United States House of Representatives impeached President Johnson following his attempted dismissal of Secretary of War Edwin M. Stanton; Johnson was later acquitted by the Senate.
Bill Clinton: impeachment trial ended in Senate acquittal (1999)
acquittal ━━ n. （無罪）放免; 返済; 遂行.
A servile self-seeker who attempts to win favor by flattering influential people.
[Latin sȳcophanta, informer, slanderer, from Greek sūkophantēs, informer, from sūkon phainein, to show a fig (probably originally said of denouncers of theft or exportation of figs) : sūkon, fig + phainein, to show.]sycophantic syc'o·phan'tic (-făn'tĭk) or syc'o·phan'ti·cal (-tĭ-kəl) adj.
sycophantically syc'o·phan'ti·cal·ly adv.
Literary usage of QuittanceBelow you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Glossary to the Works of William Shakespeare by Alexander Dyce (1902)
"133. quittance, a requital: Rendering faint quittance^ return of blows," ... 34; All use of quittance ("All the customary returns made in discharge of ..."
2. Roman Private Law in the Times of Cicero and of the Antonines by Henry John Roby (1902)
"An instance of a quittance on receipt of money (probably a loan) is given in ... As examples of a quittance or receipt may be taken those found in 1875 in a ..."
3. The Institutes of the Law of Nations: A Treatise of the Jural Relations of by James Lorimer (1884)
"A quittance d'usage is a document of debt somewhat resembling a bill which the ... Germany, for example, in granting a quittance d'usage to a French peasant ..."
4. The Imperial Gazetteer of India by Sir William Wilson Hunter (1885)
"There are tenants who have paid a quittance in money for their rents altogether; and there are tenants who pay at a lower rate than others in consideration ..."
Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionaryquittance (plural quittances)
- a release or acquittal
- a discharge from a debt or obligation; a document that shows this discharge
- a recompense or reprisal
acquittal | into German | into Italian
a judgement or verdict that a person is not guilty of the crime with which they have been charged: the trial resulted in an acquittal [mass noun]:the women felt their chances of acquittal were poor
- ac • quit • tal
- acquittals (複数形)
1 無罪（宣告）, （無罪）放免, 釈放2 （義務・任務などの）免除, 解除.