HyperDic: amnesty

English > 4 senses of the word amnesty:
NOUNstateamnestya period during which offenders are exempt from punishment
communicationamnesty, pardona warrant granting release from punishment for an offense
actamnesty, pardon, free pardonthe formal act of liberating someone
VERBcommunicationamnestygrant a pardon / pardon to (a group of people)
amnesty > pronunciation
Soundsae'mnahstiy
Rhymesability ... zloty: 638 rhymes with tiy...
English > amnesty: 4 senses > noun 1, state
MeaningA period during which offenders are exempt from punishment.
Broaderexemption, freedomimmunity from an obligation or duty
Spanishamnistia, amnistía
Catalanamnistia
Verbsamnestygrant a pardon / pardon to (a group of people)
English > amnesty: 4 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningA warrant granting release from punishment for an offense.
Synonympardon
Categorylaw, jurisprudenceThe collection of rules imposed by authority
BroaderwarrantA writ from a court commanding police to perform specified acts
Spanishamnistía, indulto, perdón
Catalanamnistia, indult, perdó
Verbsamnestygrant a pardon / pardon to (a group of people)
English > amnesty: 4 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningThe formal act of liberating someone.
Synonymspardon, free pardon
Categorylaw, jurisprudenceThe collection of rules imposed by authority
Broaderclemency, mercifulness, mercyleniency and compassion shown toward offenders by a person or agency charged with administering justice
Spanishamnistía, indulto, perdón
Catalanamnistia, indult, perdó
Verbsamnestygrant a pardon / pardon to (a group of people)
English > amnesty: 4 senses > verb 1, communication
Meaninggrant a pardon / pardon to (a group of people) .
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Categorylaw, jurisprudenceThe collection of rules imposed by authority
Broaderpardongrant a pardon / pardon to
Spanishamnistiar
Catalanamnistiar
Nounsamnestythe formal act of liberating someone
amnestya warrant granting release from punishment for an offense
amnestya period during which offenders are exempt from punishment

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