'Comprehensive Immigration Reform'
So-called 'Guest Worker Program'
Translation: It's Really AMNESTYamnesty Definitionam·nesty (am′nəs tē)noun pl. amnesties -·ties
- a pardon, esp. for political offenses against a government
- Archaic a deliberate overlooking, as of an offense
Etymology: Fr amnestie < L amnestia < Gr amnēstia, a forgetting: see amnesiaamnesty Synonymsamnesty Law Definition
nA pardon for past criminal offenses for a class or group of individuals who are subject to trial but have not yet been convicted. Amnesty may be limited or conditional. For example, amnesty may be offered only to those who perform a certain act, such as community service, within a specific period of time. Also referred to as grant of amnesty.amnesty Usage Examples
Converse of object
- declare: I would like to declare an amnesty, in the hope they may be returned.
- grant: In return, the rebels were to disarm; they would also be granted an amnesty.
- announce: They will simply announce an amnesty, making all the one million or more illegals legal.
- introduce: Prince Max von Baden had introduced a general amnesty for all political prisoners tho there was reluctance to let Luxemburg have her freedom.
- prisoner: Prince Max von Baden had introduced a general amnesty for all political prisoners tho there was reluctance to let Luxemburg have her freedom.
- seeker: UNISON will still be calling for an amnesty for asylum seekers as well as continuing to oppose deportations in general.
- terrorist: Will we see an amnesty for the terrorists involved in the July 7th bombings?
- month-long: THE end of March sees the start of a month-long national guns amnesty.
- nationwide: There is currently a nationwide knife amnesty in place.
- general: He also decreed a general amnesty for all past offenses.
- national: A national amnesty to reduce the number of knives on the streets is running from May 24 to June 30.
Modifies a noun
- bin: Clearly identifiable amnesty bins will be available for the safe disposal of illegal drugs.
- hearing: A new date has been set for an amnesty hearing for 13th February 2004.
Noun used with modifier
- knife: The knife amnesty will run till the end of October.
- five-week: The five-week amnesty will be held between 24 May and 30 June.
- firearm: Cambridgeshire is promoting the aims of the national firearms amnesty announced by the Home Office in March.
- blanket: I don't think the will of the American people is for blanket amnesty.
- gun: The last police gun amnesty resulted in the public handing in some 25,000 guns.
- weapon: Officers will tomorrow officially launch a three month long weapons amnesty.
Note: Here's what globalist menace Bush's definition of amnesty was when he was pushing for the disaster.