amnesty
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amnesty(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (politics)
a. la amnistía
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
An amnesty was declared for dissidents who had fled the country during the war.Se declaró una amnistía para los disidentes que habían huido del país durante la guerra.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2. (politics)
a. amnistiar
When the terrorist group laid down its arms almost a quarter of a century ago, all its members were amnestied.Cuando la banda terrorista depuso las armas hace ahora casi un cuarto de siglo, todos sus miembros fueron amnistiados.
b. conceder una amnistía
The government amnestied all political prisoners as soon as it assumed power after the election.El gobierno concedió una amnistía a todos los presos políticos tan pronto como asumió el poder tras las elecciones.
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amnesty
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. la amnistía
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
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amnesty [ˈæmnɪstɪ]
noun
amnistía (f)
to grant an amnesty to amnistiar (a); conceder una amnistía a
transitive verb
amnistiar
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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