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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
amnesty /'æmnesti/
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    Concise Dictionary
    +a period during which offenders are exempt from punishment
    +a warrant granting release from punishment for an offense
    +the formal act of liberating someone
    +grant a pardon to (a group of people)
    Advanced English Dictionary
    + noun (plural amnesties)
    1 [C, usually sing, U] an official statement that allows people who have been put in prison for crimes against the state to go free: The president granted a general amnesty for all political prisoners. + Guerrilla groups have accepted the government's offer of amnesty and have begun demobilizing.
    2 [C, usually sing.] a period of time during which people can admit to a crime or give up weapons without being punished: 2 000 knives have been handed in during the month-long amnesty.
    Collocation Dictionary


    general, political


    give sb, grant, offer
    The government granted an amnesty to all political prisoners.
    | announce, declare


    under an/the ~
    He was released from prison under an amnesty.
    | ~ for
    They announced a general amnesty for crimes committed during the war.

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