presidential/royal pardon

Definition of presidential/royal pardon

:a pardon from a president or a king or queen

Word by Word Definitions

president play presidential
  1. : an official chosen to preside over a meeting or assembly

  2. : an appointed governor of a subordinate political unit

  3. : the chief officer of an organization (such as a corporation or institution) usually entrusted with the direction and administration of its policies

royal play
  1. : of kingly ancestry

  2. : of, relating to, or subject to the crown

  3. : being in the crown's service

  1. : a person of royal blood

  2. : a small sail on the royal mast immediately above the topgallant sail

  3. : a stag of 8 years or more having antlers with at least 12 points

pardon play
  1. : indulgence

  2. : the excusing of an offense without exacting a penalty

  3. : a release from the legal penalties of an offense

  1. : to absolve from the consequences of a fault or crime

  2. : to allow (an offense) to pass without punishment : forgive

  3. : to relieve of a penalty improperly assessed


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