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English definition of “amnesty”


noun     /ˈæmnəsti/
FREEDOM [C, U] a time when a government allows political prisoners to go free Not punishing and reducing punishment
NO PUNISHMENT [C] a time when people can give weapons or drugs to the police , or admit that they have done something illegal , without being punished Not punishing and reducing punishment
(Definition of amnesty noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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