Meaning of “royal pardon” in the English Dictionary

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"royal pardon" in British English

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royal pardonnoun [ C ]

uk /ˌrɔɪ.əl ˈpɑː.dən/ us /ˌrɔɪ.əl ˈpɑːr.dən/

an official order given by a king or queen to stop the punishment of a person accused of a crime


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