amnestied amnestied

Definition(s):

  1. (v) grant a pardon to (a group of people)
  2. (n) a warrant granting release from punishment for an offense
  3. (n) a period during which offenders are exempt from punishment
  4. (n) the formal act of liberating someone

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Emdi was first imprisoned in 1961 for organizing religious instruction among children, but was later amnestied.
  2. There will be plenty of cells for them: to celebrate the inauguration, some 6,000 civilian and military prisoners will be amnestied and released from jail.
  3. She had got four years, but had been amnestied.

News

  1. Pau Gasol would like to play in Spain again one day

    Pau Gasol will probably play for the Lakers next season, but he might get amnestied or traded. There’s still a lot up in the air for Gasol in the short-term, especially while the Lakers figure out what’s next for Dwight Howard. Gasol’s long-term future is even cloudier, but he revealed a little insight into his…
    on June 13, 2013     Source: NBC Sports: ProBasketballTalk

  2. Complete Guide to Golden State Warriors Salary Cap Situation

    If not for Charlie Bell 's legal troubles , this upcoming offseason would look entirely different for the Golden State Warriors . Just as the NBA lockout ended in the fall of 2011, Charlie Bell was amnestied—using a provision that had just been added under the new CBA —by then-Warriors general manager Larry Riley. The move saved the Warriors $4 million in cap space, allowing them to sign a ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Bleacher Report

Quotes

  1. "You think there is order here? This amnestied army goes around with weapons. They do not have to hide and run...... They have everything. They are just waiting," said Yamadayev.
    on Apr 19, 2008 By: Sulim Yamadayev Source: Reuters UK

  2. "I feel for Fred. He's like the little kid that wants to go in the party and play but can't," Casey said. "I told Fred I wish we hadn't amnestied him. ...... I'm sure he's going to have a long line of people after him."
    on Jan 21, 2006 By: Dwane Casey Source: San Diego Union Tribune

  3. Asked by his lawyer if he had paid homage to ETA in commemorating Ordenana, Otegi responded: "Not at all. It was an act of homage to a person assassinated by the Spanish state apparatus at a time of unrest when this person had been amnestied and had...
    on Apr 28, 2006 By: Arnaldo Otegi Source: Turkish Daily News (subscription)

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