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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 am·nes·ty /ˈæmnəsti/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 am·nes·ty n.
 1. Forgetfulness; cessation of remembrance of wrong; oblivion.
 2. An act of the sovereign power granting oblivion, or a general pardon, for a past offense, as to subjects concerned in an insurrection.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Am·nes·ty, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Amnestied p. pr. & vb. n. Amnestying.] To grant amnesty to.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a period during which offenders are exempt from punishment
      2: a warrant granting release from punishment for an offense
         [syn: pardon]
      3: the formal act of liberating someone [syn: pardon, free
      v : grant a pardon to (a group of people)
      [also: amnestied]