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noun (amnesties)
  1. forgetfullness, 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.
Translations: 
  • Dutch: (t, nl, amnestie, f)
  • German: Amnestie(de)f
Etymology: From amnestia, < Ancient Greek á < á- privative + (remembrance, reminiscence): compare with French amnistie, earlier amnestie.


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