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Definition 1: the formal act of liberating someone - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for amnesty in the sense of this definition

(amnesty is a kind of ...) leniency and compassion shown toward offenders by a person or agency charged with administering justice

"he threw himself on the mercy of the court"

(amnesty belongs to category ...) the collection of rules imposed by authority

"civilization presupposes respect for the law" "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"

Definition 2: a warrant granting release from punishment for an offense - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for amnesty in the sense of this definition

(amnesty is a kind of ...) a writ from a court commanding police to perform specified acts

(amnesty belongs to category ...) the collection of rules imposed by authority

"civilization presupposes respect for the law" "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"

Definition 3: a period during which offenders are exempt from punishment - [noun denoting state]

(amnesty is a kind of ...) immunity from an obligation or duty

Definition 4: grant a pardon to (a group of people) - [verb of communication]

(amnesty is a kind of ...) grant a pardon to

"Ford pardoned Nixon" "The Thanksgiving turkey was pardoned by the President"

(amnesty belongs to category ...) the collection of rules imposed by authority

"civilization presupposes respect for the law" "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"

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