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Meaning of "amnesties" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF AMNESTIES

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF AMNESTIES

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Amnesties is a verb.
The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb amnesties in English.

CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO AMNESTIES

PRESENT

Present
I amnesty
you amnesty
he/she/it amnesties
we amnesty
you amnesty
they amnesty
Present continuous
I am amnestying
you are amnestying
he/she/it is amnestying
we are amnestying
you are amnestying
they are amnestying
Present perfect
I have amnestied
you have amnestied
he/she/it has amnestied
we have amnestied
you have amnestied
they have amnestied
Present perfect continuous
I have been amnestying
you have been amnestying
he/she/it has been amnestying
we have been amnestying
you have been amnestying
they have been amnestying
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I amnestied
you amnestied
he/she/it amnestied
we amnestied
you amnestied
they amnestied
Past continuous
I was amnestying
you were amnestying
he/she/it was amnestying
we were amnestying
you were amnestying
they were amnestying
Past perfect
I had amnestied
you had amnestied
he/she/it had amnestied
we had amnestied
you had amnestied
they had amnestied
Past perfect continuous
I had been amnestying
you had been amnestying
he/she/it had been amnestying
we had been amnestying
you had been amnestying
they had been amnestying
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will amnesty
you will amnesty
he/she/it will amnesty
we will amnesty
you will amnesty
they will amnesty
Future continuous
I will be amnestying
you will be amnestying
he/she/it will be amnestying
we will be amnestying
you will be amnestying
they will be amnestying
Future perfect
I will have amnestied
you will have amnestied
he/she/it will have amnestied
we will have amnestied
you will have amnestied
they will have amnestied
Future perfect continuous
I will have been amnestying
you will have been amnestying
he/she/it will have been amnestying
we will have been amnestying
you will have been amnestying
they will have been amnestying
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would amnesties
you would amnesties
he/she/it would amnesties
we would amnesties
you would amnesties
they would amnesties
Conditional continuous
I would be amnestying
you would be amnestying
he/she/it would be amnestying
we would be amnestying
you would be amnestying
they would be amnestying
Conditional perfect
I would have amnesties
you would have amnesties
he/she/it would have amnesties
we would have amnesties
you would have amnesties
they would have amnesties
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been amnestying
you would have been amnestying
he/she/it would have been amnestying
we would have been amnestying
you would have been amnestying
they would have been amnestying
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you amnesty
we let´s amnesty
you amnesty
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to amnesty
Past participle
amnestied
Present Participle
amnestying
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE AMNESTIES

ammunition dump
ammunition pouch
amnesia
amnesiac
amnesic
amnestic
amnestied
amnesty
Amnesty International
amnia
amnic
amnio
amniocenteses
amniocentesis
amnion
amnionic
amniote
amniotic
amniotic fluid
amniotomy

WORDS THAT END LIKE AMNESTIES

abdominoplasties
activities
bheesties
crusties
dishonesties
dynasties
epinasties
honesties
keratoplasties
Majesties
modesties
nasties
osteoplasties
pasties
pigsties
sacristies
sties
thoracoplasties
toasties
travesties
trusties

Synonyms and antonyms of amnesties in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «AMNESTIES»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «amnesties» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of amnesties

Translation of «amnesties» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF AMNESTIES

Find out the translation of amnesties to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of amnesties from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «amnesties» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

大赦
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

amnistías
570 millions of speakers

English

amnesties
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

amnesties
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

العفو
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

амнистии
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

anistias
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

amnesties
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

amnisties
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Amnesti
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Amnestien
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

恩赦
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

사면
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Amnesties
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

amnesties
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

பொதுமன்னிப்பு வழங்குவது
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

माफी
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

af
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

amnistie
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

amnestii
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

амністії
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

amnistii
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

αμνηστίες
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

amnestie
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

amnestier
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

amnestier
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of amnesties

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «AMNESTIES»

The term «amnesties» is regularly used and occupies the 97.456 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «AMNESTIES» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about amnesties

EXAMPLES

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «AMNESTIES»

Discover the use of amnesties in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to amnesties and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Tax Amnesties
Consequently, tax amnesties must be designed and implemented cautiously from a public policy perspective. The scope of this highly relevant book is impressive.
Jacques Malherbe, 2011
2
Winter Amnesties
At middle age, Glaser remembers his youth in Louisiana and settles into the long stretch of his adult years in Ohio; he makes his peace with “the life that allows.” As son, as father, as poet, he looks to his legacy, whatever dim ...
Elton Glaser, 2000
3
Tax Amnesties: Theory, Trends, and Some Alternatives
Tax amnesties remain as popular as ever as a tool for raising revenue and increasing tax compliance.
Eric Le Borgne, Katherine Baer, 2008
4
Economic and Political Determinants of Tax Amnesties in the ...
The novel findings are (i) amnesties are more likely to be declared during fiscal stress periods, and (ii) political factors significantly affect the introduction and timing of amnesties.
‎2006
5
Necessary Evils: Amnesties and the Search for Justice
This book is about amnesties for grave international crimes that are adopted by states in moments of transition or social unrest.
Mark Freeman, 2009
6
Tax Compliance and Tax Morale: A Theoretical and Empirical ...
Tax amnesties are increasingly used by governments around the world. For example, in November 2001, Italian finance minister Giulio Tremonti declared a six-month tax amnesty, the 'scudo fiscale'. During the amnesty, some €56 billion of ...
Benno Torgler, 2007
7
Seeking the Rule of Law: Constitutions, Amnesties and Truth ...
Countries in transition may choose to review their past with a truth commission and to frame their future with a constitution.
Kim Pamela Stanton, 2006
8
Universal Jurisdiction: National Courts and the Prosecution ...
Chapter. 10. Universal. Jurisdiction,. National. Amnesties,. and. Truth. Commissions: Reconciling. the. Irreconcilable. Leila Nadya Sadat Introduction It is generally believed that the investigation and criminal prosecution of those who have ...
Stephen Macedo, 2006
9
Lethe's Law: Justice, Law and Ethics in Reconciliation
Once these dichotomies are accepted, once we think of amnesties as benefits for individual offenders outside the legal process, the consequences drawn by Günther become inevitable: in situations where law becomes precarious, where ...
Emilios A. Christodoulidis, Scott Veitch, 2001
10
Peace and Justice
This book considers the merits and drawbacks of these different responses and sets out an original framework for analysing transitional societies and transitional justice mechanisms.
Rachel Kerr, Eirin Mobekk, 2013

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «AMNESTIES»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term amnesties is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Tax amnesty: Smart shortcut
Governments of all kinds have increasingly turned to tax amnesties as part of their fiscal programs. An amnesty typically allows individuals or ... «Jakarta Post, Jul 15»
2
Five reasons the TRC chose 'cultural genocide'
It was not established as a legal tribunal with the power to prosecute, grant amnesties, or subpoena witnesses. Under the 2006 Settlement ... «The Globe and Mail, Jul 15»
3
Illegal fishing gear 'must go' | Bangkok Post: news
Past governments granted amnesties for violators on five occasions, most recently in 1996. Later in 2000, the department announced it would ... «Bangkok Post, Jul 15»
4
Govt urged to use Section 44 for amnesty
A constitution panel proposes the use of Section 44 to grant political amnesties except for those involved in criminal actions. (Bangkok Post file ... «Bangkok Post, Jul 15»
5
Thank You Mr President
He tried to use his prerogative powers by releasing them on Presidential Amnesties. But found out that the more he released them the more ... «AllAfrica.com, Jul 15»
6
Five-Time-Deported Mexican Murders San Francisco Woman
Obama amnesties everyone. Accused San Francisco Pier Shooter Should Have Been Deported: Immigration Officials, NBC Bay Area, July 3, ... «VDARE.com, Jul 15»
7
[Editorial] Unfinished probe
The announcement said Sung was granted the amnesties with the help of the late Roh's elder brother, who had already done jail time for other ... «The Korea Herald, Jul 15»
8
It's Full Speed Ahead for CA Marijuana Legalization Next Year …
Should there be amnesties or expungements of records? Should employees be protected from being fired for smoking on their own time? «Drug War Chronicle, Jul 15»
9
Transitional Justice's Uneven Path in the DRC
Although war crimes, crimes against humanity, and genocide are expressly excluded from these amnesties, the haphazard implementation of ... «AllAfrica.com, Jul 15»
10
Negotiating Forgiveness for Mass Crimes
This decision is certainly in line with international law but it breaks with the past in the CAR, where amnesties have been the norm up to now. «AllAfrica.com, Jul 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Amnesties [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/amnesties>. Feb 2020 ».
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