AMNESTY in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of AMNESTY
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 n.  general pardon granted by government, especially for political offenses
Classic Sentence:
1  Fact is, the way the Yankees have framed up that amnesty oath, can't nobody who was somebody before the war vote at all.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXI
2  We must have an amnesty in that direction, I think.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Context  Highlight   In I. The Adventure of Silver Blaze
3  These singular amnesties do occur in parties.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER I—AN ANCIENT SALON
Example Sentence:
1  The new emperor declared a total amnesty.
2  Activists who were involved in crimes of violence will not automatically be granted amnesty.
3  Most political prisoners were freed under the terms of the amnesty.
4  If the amnesty is approved by parliament, it will apply to capital stashed in off-shore tax havens up to the end of last year.
5  We supplicate Your Majesty to grant him amnesty.
6  "That's the real amnesty -- leaving this broken system the way it is," Obama said. "What I'm describing is accountability."