Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: amnesty
IPA transcription: ['æmnəsti]
verb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: amnesty
    Meaning: grant a pardon to (a group of people)
Usage examples
  • Come, now, I have hopes of obtaining what I have been for years endeavoring to persuade the marquise to promise; namely, a perfect amnesty and forgetfulness of the past."
  • After the war Mr. Greeley, while advocating "impartial suffrage" for black as well as white, advocated also "universal amnesty." He believed nothing was to be gained by punishing a defeated portion of our nation, and wanted the past buried as quickly as possible.