Definition of Pardoning

1. a. Relating to pardon; having or exercising the right to pardon; willing to pardon; merciful; as, the pardoning power; a pardoning God.



Definition of Pardoning

1. Verb. (present participle of pardon) ¹

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Definition of Pardoning

1. pardon [v] - See also: pardon

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pardoning

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Literary usage of Pardoning

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Code of Alabama: Adopted by Act of the Legislature of Alabama; Approved by Alabama, James Jefferson Mayfield (1907)
"Attorney-general, secretary of state, and state auditor, pardoning board. 1594. Duties of pardoning board. SECTION. 1595. Authority of pardoning board. ..."

2. Commentaries on the Laws of England by William Blackstone, William Carey Jones (1915)
"And hence also arises another I269! branch of the prerogative, that of pardoning offenses; for it is reasonable that he only who is injured should have the ..."

3. Readings on American State Government by Paul Samuel Reinsch (1911)
"In this country, in all federal matters, the President of the United States holds the pardoning power, except in cases of impeachment. ..."

4. The Evolution of the Constitution of the United States: Showing that it is a by Sydney George Fisher (1897)
"The pardoning power given to the palatine and his court (Locke's Carolina ... The pardoning power in treason and murder given to the legislature and in ..."

5. The Evolution of the Constitution of the United States: Showing that it is a by Sydney George Fisher (1897)
"The pardoning power given to the palatine and his court. ... The pardoning power in treason and murder given to the legislature and in other crimes to the ..."

6. This Country of Ours by Benjamin Harrison (1897)
"THE pardoning power, one of the great executive powers, is conferred upon the President in these The pardoning ..."

7. The Social Welfare Forum: Official Proceedings ... Annual Forum by National Conference on Social Welfare, American Social Science Association, Conference of Charities (U.S., Conference of Charities (U.S.), National Conference of Social Work (U.S. (1886)
"It is not my purpose to discuss the pardoning power historically, critically, or statistically, but to present some suggestions founded on a brief personal ..."

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