amnesty Meaning and Definition

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عام معافی

aam maafi

نظر انداز کرنا

nazar andaaz karna

View English Meanings of: aammaafinazarandaazkarna

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English definition for amnesty

1. n. the formal act of liberating someone

2. n. a warrant granting release from punishment for an offense

3. n. a period during which offenders are exempt from punishment

4. v. grant a pardon to (a group of people)

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Amnesty (from the Greek ἀμνηστία amnestia, "forgetfulness, passing over") is defined as: "A pardon extended by the government to a group or class of persons, usually for a political offense; the act of a sovereign power officially forgiving certain classes of persons who are subject to trial but have not yet been convicted." It includes more than pardon, inasmuch as it obliterates all legal remembrance of the offense.
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