Definitions

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  • n. Alternative form of indult.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as indult.
  • n. In Spanish law, pardon for a criminal, or a remission of the sentence or penalty imposed upon him.

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Examples

  • A brave bull may be granted an indulto, a pardon by the President after petition by the crowd.

    There is no such thing as a bullfight

  • The right to trade -- called "_indulto de comercio_" -- was sold to the

    The Philippine Islands

  • My companions hoped to reach before morning an _estancia_, still many leagues distant, where they were known and would be allowed to lie in concealment for a few days till the storm blew over; for usually shortly after an outbreak has been put down an _indulto_, or proclamation of pardon, is issued, after which it is safe for all those who have taken arms against the constituted government to return to their homes.

    The Purple Land

  • Excusado es decir que ni el tío Hormiga halló medio de negociar el indulto de Juan Falgueira, ni los jueces se rebajaron

    Novelas Cortas

  • Al dar testimonio en el juicio de Woodfox, el ex director Murray Henderson reconoció haberle dicho a Brown que si él daba testimonio para "resolver el caso", sería recompensado y que Henderson haría cabildeo para un indulto.

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  • This indulto, proclaimed by the notorious Clemente Mastella (the shadiest politician in the coalition, a former Christian Democrat from Campania who had been made minister of justice to keep his tiny party in the coalition's ranks), provoked widespread outrage.

    London Review of Books

  • Fujimori podría acceder al indulto si no se ratifica argumentos de su condena Fujimoristas insisten en que la justicia actúa en contra de su líder Congressman Carlos Raffo (middle).

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    Adm. rev. p. F. Lucii Ferraris ... Prompta Bibliotheca canonica, juridica, moralis, theologica ...

  • Ex: fpeciali indulto iifdem dator, m examen, vcl coram Ordinarlo loci, ubi firum eft monWle - tium, vel Bruxellis coram Nuncio Sedis Apo - ftolic9S,. fubire poffint.

    Adm. rev. p. F. Lucii Ferraris ... Prompta Bibliotheca canonica, juridica, moralis, theologica ...

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