lenience

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lenience ‎(countable and uncountable, plural leniences)

  1. (uncountable) Leniency: mercy or forgiveness in the assignment of punishment.
    There was lenience in the sentence given by the court, and he got the minimum prison time.
  2. (countable) A leniency: a specific act or instance of leniency.

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