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1. amnesty

noun. ['ˈæmnəsti'] the formal act of liberating someone.

Synonyms

  • clemency
  • pardon
  • mercifulness
  • free pardon

Antonyms

  • inhumaneness
  • bad weather
  • disapproval
  • susceptibility

Etymology

  • amnestie (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • amnestia (Latin)

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Rhymes with Amnesty

  • agresti
  • angioplasty
  • anstey
  • battiste
  • battisti
  • beastie
  • benveniste
  • bloodthirsty
  • busti
  • busty
  • chalsty
  • christi
  • christie
  • christy
  • corpus-christi
  • crusty
  • decoste
  • dishonesty
  • dostie
  • dusty

How do you pronounce amnesty?

Pronounce amnesty as ˈæmnəsti.

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How do you spell amnesty? Is it amnisty ?

A common misspelling of amnesty is amnisty

Sentences with amnesty


1. Adjective
One way to avoid the penalties is if your state has a tax amnesty program.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Credit amnesty is a marketing term used to describe a bad-credit or no-credit loan.

Quotes about amnesty


1. The second one, the joint Truth and Friendship Commission, which we started now with Indonesia, that is the one that has been criticized; its terms of reference call for providing amnesty for those who cooperate in telling the truth. It does not lead to prosecution.
- Jose Ramos-Horta

2. amnesty

noun. ['ˈæmnəsti'] a warrant granting release from punishment for an offense.

Synonyms

  • warrant

Antonyms

  • unfree

Etymology

  • amnestie (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • amnestia (Latin)

3. amnesty

noun. ['ˈæmnəsti'] a period during which offenders are exempt from punishment.

Synonyms

  • freedom

Etymology

  • amnestie (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • amnestia (Latin)

4. amnesty

verb. ['ˈæmnəsti'] grant a pardon to (a group of people).

Etymology

  • amnestie (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • amnestia (Latin)
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