Meaning of “free pardon” in the English Dictionary

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"free pardon" in British English

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free pardonnoun [ C usually singular ]

uk /ˌfriː ˈpɑː.dən/ us /ˌfriː ˈpɑːr.dən/ UK specialized US pardon

an occasion when someone who has committed a crime is officially forgiven:

The new government is to grant a free pardon to all political prisoners.
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(Definition of “free pardon” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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