Meaning of “impunity” in the English Dictionary

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"impunity" in British English

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impunitynoun [ U ]

uk /ɪmˈpjuː.nə.ti/ us /ɪmˈpjuː.ə.t̬i/

freedom from punishment or from the unpleasant results of something that has been done:

Criminal gangs are terrorizing the city with apparent impunity.

(Definition of “impunity” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"impunity" in American English

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impunitynoun [ U ]

us /ɪmˈpju·nɪ·t̬i/ fml

freedom from punishment for something that has been done that is wrong or illegal:

She thought that her money and power gave her the right to ignore the law with impunity.

(Definition of “impunity” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)