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amnesty (s) (noun), amnesties
1. A decision by officials that certain people will not be punished or that a specific group will be permitted to go free: The government granted amnesty for all of the political prisoners.
2. A general overlooking or pardon of past offenses by a ruling authority: The local library declared that there would be an amnesty from fines for all DVDs and books that are returned by a specified date.
A pardon for leagal offenses.
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