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  • Pardoning — Par don*ing, a. Relating to pardon; having or exercising the right to pardon; willing to pardon; merciful; as, the pardoning power; a pardoning God. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pardoning — Pardon Par don, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Pardoned} (p[aum]r d nd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Pardoning}.] [Either fr. pardon, n., or from F. pardonner, LL. perdonare; L. per through, thoroughly, perfectly + donare to give, to present. See {Par }, and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pardoning — un·pardoning; …   English syllables

  • pardoning — n. forgiving; absolving, excusing par·don || pÉ‘rdn / pɑːdn n. forgiveness; absolution; clemency v. forgive; absolve; grant clemency …   English contemporary dictionary

  • pardoning — parˈdoning noun and adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑pardon …   Useful english dictionary

  • pardoning power — The power to grant pardons; an executive power, as it usually exists, but a power within the control of the people and to be conferred by them upon such officer or officers as they see fit. 39 Am J1st Pard § 12 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Mercy but murders, pardoning those that kill. — См. Не тот вор, кто крадет, а тот, что переводит …   Большой толково-фразеологический словарь Михельсона (оригинальная орфография)

  • National Thanksgiving Turkey Presentation — President Barack Obama pardoned a turkey called Courage that was presented by the National Turkey Federation on November 25, 2009. National Thanksgiving Turkey Presentation is a ceremony that takes place at the White House every year. The… …   Wikipedia

  • President of the United States — POTUS redirects here. For political talk radio, see P.O.T.U.S. (Sirius XM). For other uses, see President of the United States (disambiguation). For a list, see List of Presidents of the United States. President of the United States of America …   Wikipedia

  • Pardon — For the Breton religious festivals, see Pardon (ceremony). Clemency redirects here. For the town, see Clemency, Luxembourg …   Wikipedia

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