noun, plural am·nes·ties.
verb (used with object), am·nes·tied, am·nes·ty·ing.
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A president who had delivered on nearly everything immigration restrictionists wanted would be replaced by one who supported wide-ranging amnesty, an issue that had never not inspired resistance.
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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
He also elected not to take advantage of a recent tax amnesty whereby he could have paid back just 10 percent of what he owed.
Along with amnesty, our borders were to be secured once and for all.
But that was so yesterday, much like his contention that he lacked the power to unilaterally confer amnesty.With Immigration Move, Obama and the Welfare Party Strike Again|Lloyd Green|November 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Instead of the expected general amnesty, only a few special pardons were granted.
Later on he voluntarily presented himself to the military authorities, and obtained pardon under the amnesty proclamation.
This was nothing less than the Turkish Revolution of 1908, with its consequent amnesty for all political offences.The Cradle of Mankind|W.A. Wigram
Prince Eugne offered amnesty to the insurgents, and the Austrian ministry advised them to cease resistance.The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte|William Milligan Sloane
They have issued an amnesty, pardoning even those who have committed the most frightful atrocities upon us.A Roving Commission|G. A. Henty