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See also Amnesty
- IPA: /ˈæm.nɪ.sti/
amnesty (plural amnesties)
- Forgetfulness; cessation of remembrance of wrong; oblivion.
- An act of the sovereign power granting oblivion, or a general pardon, for a past offense, as to subjects concerned in an insurrection.
Related terms 
act of the sovereign power
- To grant a pardon (to a group)
to grant a pardon (to a group)