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Pardon

pardon n

1 : a release from the legal penalties of an offense
2 : an official warrant of remission of penalty as an act of clemency compare commute
3 : excuse or forgiveness for a fault or offense
pardon vt


Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.