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American English: /ˈæmnəsti/
British English: /ˈamnɪsti/

Translation of amnesty in Spanish:

noun plural amnesties

  • general amnesty
    amnistía general
    to declare/grant an amnesty
    declarar/conceder una amnistía
    under the amnesty
    bajo la amnistía
    Example sentences
    • And this entity should also incorporate human rights into its charter, exclude perpetrators of war crimes from government posts and police forces and grant no amnesties to those convicted of such crimes.
    • They were each sentenced to 29 years in prison but were released in 1992 as part of an amnesty granted to political prisoners, having served only five years of their sentence.
    • Though the corrupt city councilors may get away from the penalty of the law in granting the amnesty, they cannot escape the punishment of the voters in the future.
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