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Amnesty

Meaning: A period during which offenders are exempt from punishment

Sep 2, 2016 12:07 IST

Meaning: A period during which offenders are exempt from punishment

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Source: www.nytimes.com

Amnesty should be granted to the convicts depending upon the degree of the crime committed by them.

Pronunciation: am-nuh-stee

Usage/Example: 1. Amnesty International considers the 130 people who were arrested and are still missing to be victims of enforced disappearance (Source: Amnesty International)

2. Renowned English philosopher Francis Bacon once claimed that knowledge is power, but in the case of the tax amnesty (Source: Jakarta Post)

3. Part of the lure was a government amnesty for those who renounced violence, and the promise of support to settle back into his Majengo neighbourhood (Source: irinnews.org)

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