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English noun: amnesty

1. amnesty (state) a period during which offenders are exempt from punishment

Broader (hypernym)exemption, freedom

2. amnesty (communication) a warrant granting release from punishment for an offense


Broader (hypernym)warrant

Domain categoryjurisprudence, law

3. amnesty (act) the formal act of liberating someone

Synonymsfree pardon, pardon

Broader (hypernym)clemency, mercifulness, mercy

Domain categoryjurisprudence, law

English verb: amnesty

1. amnesty (communication) grant a pardon to (a group of people)

Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody

Broader (hypernym)pardon

Domain categoryjurisprudence, law

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