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extenuating

US [ɪk'stenjueɪtɪŋ]
UK [ɪk'stenjueɪtɪŋ]
  • adj.情有可原的;可减轻的
  • Web使减轻的;可使罪责减轻的;掩盖罪行的
extenuating
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1.
情有可原的;可减轻的showing reasons why a wrong or illegal act, or a bad situation, should be judged less seriously or excused
There were extenuating circumstances and the defendant did not receive a prison sentence.
因为有可减轻罪行的情节,所以被告未被判刑。

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