9 - Amnesty

Amnesty : Noun

  1. [countable, usually singular, uncountable] an official statement that allows people who have been put in prison for crimes against the state to go free
  2. [countable, usually singular] a period of time during which people can admit to a crime or give up weapons or stolen items without being punished

عام معافی

Sentences

  1. The president granted a general amnesty for all political prisoners. (Oxford)
  2. Most political prisoners were freed under the terms of the amnesty. (Cambridge)
  3. People who hand in illegal weapons will not be prosecuted during the amnesty.

Phrases & Connected Words

  • granted amnesty
  • freed under amnesty
  • no prosecution in amnesty

Synonym(s)

  1. Forgiveness
  2. Immunity

Antonym(s)

  1. Penalty
  2. Punishment

Word Family

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