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amnesty

noun
 
 
/ˈæmnəsti/
FREEDOM [C, U] a time when a government allows political prisoners to go freeNot 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 punishedNot punishing and reducing punishment
Translations of “amnesty”
in Vietnamese sự ân xá…
in Spanish amnistía…
in Thai นิรโทษกรรม…
in Malaysian pengampunan…
in French amnistie…
in German die Amnestie…
in Chinese (Traditional) (對政治犯的)赦免,大赦, 赦免期…
in Indonesian pengampunan…
in Russian амнистия…
in Turkish genel af, teslim olma, itirafçı olma…
in Chinese (Simplified) (对政治犯的)赦免,大赦, 赦免期…
in Polish amnestia…
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