amnesty
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ˈæm.nɪ.sti/
Noun

amnesty

  1. Forgetfulness; cessation of remembrance of wrong; oblivion.
  2. An act of the sovereign power granting oblivion, or a general pardon, for a past offense, as to subjects concerned in an insurrection.
Related terms
  • Amnesty International
Translations Translations Verb

amnesty (amnesties, present participle amnestying; past and past participle amnestied)

  1. To grant a pardon (to a group)
Translations
Amnesty
Proper noun
  1. Amnesty International, a UK-based charity.



This text is extracted from the Wiktionary and it is available under the CC BY-SA 3.0 license | Terms and conditions | Privacy policy 0.027
Offline English dictionary