Definition for AB-SO-LU'TION

AB-SO-LU'TION, n.

In the civil law, an acquittal or sentence of a judge declaring an accused person innocent. In the canon law, a remission of sins pronounced by a priest in favor of a penitent. Among Protestants, a sentence by which an excommunicated person is released from his liability to punishment. – Ayliffe. South.

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