Noun(1) a period during which offenders are exempt from punishment(2) a warrant granting release from punishment for an offense(3) the formal act of liberating someone
Verb(1) grant a pardon to (a group of people
(1) Six confessed militants who surrendered to authorities under a government amnesty in July have since been released.(2) But this time the jails of the world will be less full - the coup leaders were granted an amnesty .(3) the new law granted amnesty to those who illegally left the country(4) A portion of the 500-plus people given advice can expect a phone call from the police in the next couple of weeks after the amnesty 's six-month trial period ended.(5) West Yorkshire Police have launched an amnesty on offensive weapons in the Wakefield and Pontefract areas.(6) More than 1,000 weapons, including 450 guns, have been handed in during the amnesty , with more weapons still coming in to divisional police stations.(7) The weapons amnesty is receiving wide support.(8) Though the corrupt city councilors may get away from the penalty of the law in granting the amnesty , they cannot escape the punishment of the voters in the future.(9) Refusing to grant political amnesty exacerbates the wounds of conflict.(10) an amnesty for political prisoners(11) In Peru, as in other Latin American countries in which official violence was widespread, a sweeping amnesty law is still on the books.(12) He added that thousands of people had also taken advantage of the recent amnesty period for those illegally receiving social grants to come forward and have them stopped.(13) He was eventually given a pardon under a general amnesty in 1945 at the age of 59.(14) Pressure was also brought by the newspapers and caused Parliament to vote for, in the name of the unity of France, an amnesty , which pardoned the 13 convicted Alsatians.(15) a month-long weapons amnesty(16) Police are hoping people will take advantage of the amnesty to hand over weapons at stations before the penalties are made law.
1. pardon ::
2. free pardon ::
1. penalty ::
2. retribution ::
Different Formsamnesties, amnesty, amnestying
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♪ Dabble with insanity
Granted me the AMNESTY ♪
Breaking Bad Season 4, Episode 2
Robb Stark offered AMNESTY for the
ironborn if they gave us Theon.
Game of Thrones Season 3, Episode 10
I will grant AMNESTY to all brothers
who throw down their arms before nightfall.
Game of Thrones Season 6, Episode 1
English to German Dictionary: amnesty
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