noun, plural am·nes·ties.
verb (used with object), am·nes·tied, am·nes·ty·ing.
Origin of amnesty
Examples from the Web for amnesty
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He made clear that he was happy with “90 percent of it” but that he could never support “amnesty.”Quirky Reindeer Farmer Keeps Government Open for Christmas|Ben Jacobs|December 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Along with amnesty, our borders were to be secured once and for all.
Herein lies the great dilemma then for the advocates of amnesty.Legal but Still Poor: The Economic Consequences of Amnesty|Joel Kotkin|November 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The immigrants got their amnesty and the United States got 12 million to 20 million more undocumented immigrants.Didn't Obama Hear Oregon’s Warning Shot on Immigration?|Doug McIntyre|November 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Society should make a truce occasionally, or proclaim an amnesty with offenders of our stamp.Robbery Under Arms|Thomas Alexander Browne, AKA Rolf Boldrewood
Democracy is restored in Athens by Thrasybulus; he publishes an act of amnesty.
My office was a common resort for these people after they had taken the oath of amnesty.A Narrative of Service with the Third Wisconsin Infantry|Julian Wisner Hinkley
It was now certain that an act of amnesty was in contemplation by the King.The Rise of the Dutch Republic, Volume II.(of III) 1566-74|John Lothrop Motley
Poverty was universal within the region of the Confederacy when Johnson issued his amnesty proclamation and the troops came home.The New Nation|Frederic L. Paxson