Translation of amnesty in Spanish:
noun/nombre (plural -ties)
- amnistía (feminine) general amnesty amnistía general to declare/grant an amnesty declarar/conceder* una amnistía under the amnesty bajo la amnistíaExample 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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