HyperDic: granting_immunity

English > 1 sense of the expression granting immunity:
NOUNactgranting immunity, exemption, immunityan act exempting someone
English > granting immunity: 1 sense > noun 1, act
MeaningAn act exempting someone.
Synonymsexemption, immunity
NarrowerfixAn exemption granted / granted after influence (e.g., money) is brought to bear
official immunitypersonal immunity accorded to a public official from liability to anyone injured / injured by actions that are the consequence of exerting official authority
sovereign immunityAn exemption that precludes bringing a suit against the sovereign government without the government's consent
use immunity, testimonial immunityAn exemption that displaces the privilege against self-incrimination
Broaderrelease, waiver, dischargeA formal written statement of relinquishment
Spanishdispensa, exención, inmunidad
Catalandispensa, exempció, immunitat

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