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French translation of 'absolve'

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transitive verb
(excuse) [person] (from wrongdoing) absoudre
to absolve sb of sth, to absolve sb from sth [responsibility] absoudre qn de qch; [blame, sin] absoudre qn de qch; [promise] délier qn de qch
to absolve o.s. of sth, to absolve o.s. from sth [wrongdoing, responsibility, blame] s’absoudre de qch

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Example Sentences Including 'absolve'

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But she had to do something, she had to absolve this terrible feeling of guilt.
Loraine, Philip LOADED QUESTIONS (2002)
Adam cried desperately, crossing his fingers behind his back in the childish belief that such a gesture would absolve him.
Fraser, Christine Marion NOBLE BEGINNNINGS (2002)
And not even the all-embracing, everlasting, multitudinous seas could absolve this.
Salley Vickers INSTANCES OF THE NUMBER 3 (2002)

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Used Occasionally. absolve is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary

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Translation of absolve from the Collins English to French
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