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absolution

Christianity
a. a formal remission of sin pronounced by a priest in the sacrament of penance
b. the prescribed form of words granting such a remission
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On this, CJP Nisar told the mayor that he couldn't absolve himself of the responsibilities to fix the ailing system, since he had remained at the helm of affairs for a significant time in the city.
Etisalat said in a statement Monday that it will not absolve any employee until an investigation has been conducted.
Asian Tribune learnt that pressure is mounting in the Provincial Education Ministry to absolve all those remaining volunteer teachers who have served more than three years in school even if they have not passed three subjects in the Advance Level.
THE Centre will have to justify before the Supreme Court its decision to absolve Russian suppliers of any civil liability in case of an accident in the Kudankulam nuclear power plant.
We believe that the company obtained the cheques [using] deceptive methods, and which absolve our client of any criminal intention.
One ND will be worth 100 euros, and at a stroke they can absolve themselves of 99% of their debt (not the 50% that the ECare offering
A panel of judges voted 2-1 to absolve Portillo and his former ministers of finance and defense.
Peter Lockley, from the litigation team at Blythe Liggins Solicitors, said that motorists involved in accidents could not absolve themselves from blame by relying on adverse weather conditions.
There may have been an element of naivety on the part of the man, but that doesn't absolve the fact that Kirklees Council did not issue an all-important schedule of works and was cohesive in the project throughout, albeit through word of mouth and telephone by the sounds of it.
ABSOLVE YOURSELF Make a list and never shop on an empty stomach.
Yes, to speak it now, and thus absolve it // like a read word.
This does not absolve the institution of the responsibility of educating and supporting these individuals to the very best of their abilities; however, it does mean that an institution cannot give a student one test at the end of four years and declare them forevermore failures or successes in life.