Amnesty

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Amnesty

  • (noun) an official pardon for people who have been convicted of political offences. “an amnesty for political prisoners”
  • (noun) an undertaking by the authorities to take no action against specified offences during a fixed period. “a month-long weapons amnesty”
  • (verb) grant an official pardon to. “the guerrillas would be amnestied and allowed to return to civilian life”

Amnesty meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • क्षमादान काल, क्षमादाना, राज क्षमा, सर्वक्षमा, आम माफ़ी

Amnesty origin

  • late 16th century: via Latin from Greek amnēstia ‘forgetfulness’.

Amnesty in a sentence (word usage in recent Hindu newspaper)

  • Gandhi Jayanti Live Updates: Rural India , villages have …, As many as seven convicts lodged in Odisha jails were released under the amnesty scheme as part of commemoration of the 150th birth …
  • Modi’s biggest foreign policy gamble: Abolition of Jammu and …, In an excellent revisionist study of India’s foreign policy during the Cold … to India’s citizenship law that would amnesty all illegal migrants from ..
  • NMC launches amnesty scheme for tax defaulters, Nashik: The Nashik Municipal Corporation (NMC) has started an amnesty scheme for property tax defaulters from September 16 to October 15.
  • Govt hoping for windfall gains from tax amnesty scheme, The government has recently launched an amnesty-cum-dispute resolution … times,” says Harpreet Singh, partner, indirect taxes, KPMG India.
  • Special report: Will the Citizenship Amendment Bill really help …, To counter this, the BJP has renewed its push to amend India’s … the bill would only provide a one-time amnesty to illegal Hindu migrants from …

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Amnesty 

  • am-nesty-> similar to “i am nasty” but still my parents generally pardon my mistakes
  • amnesty.amnes+ty..amnesia….a mental diseases…in which a person forgets ..everthing……forgetfulness….so forgetting someone mistakes and ..granting them pardon………

Amnesty pronunciation

Wedge

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Wedge

  • (noun) a piece of wood, metal, etc. having one thick end and tapering to a thin edge, that is driven between two objects or parts of an object to secure or separate them. “the door was secured by a wedge”
  • (noun) an object or piece of something shaped like a wedge. “a wedge of cheese”
  • (noun) a formation of people or animals in the shape of a wedge. “the wedge of horsemen crashed forward”
  • (noun) a golf club with a low, angled face for maximum loft.
  • (noun) a shoe with a fairly high heel forming a solid block with the sole.
  • (noun) money or earnings. “he invested his wedge in stocks and shares”
  • (verb) fix in position using a wedge. “the door was wedged open”
  • (verb) force into a narrow space. “she wedged her holdall between two bags”
  • (verb) prepare (pottery clay) for use by cutting, kneading, and throwing down to homogenize it and remove air pockets.

Wedge meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • अटका देना, किल्ली, दुरी बऩाऩा, घुसा देना, खूँटा, पच्चर, वैज, खूँटा गाड़ना, फानाकार

Wedge origin

  • Old English wecg (noun), of Germanic origin; related to Dutch wig .
  • late 17th century: of unknown origin.

Wedge in a sentence (word usage in recent Hindu newspaper)

  • Moral support: HD Kumaraswamy meets mom of DK Shivakumar, Political analysts dubbed the meeting a bid to cash in on prevailing sentiment and drive a wedge between the Vokkaliga community — to which …
  • India never sold foreign debt. Its first attempt is failing, India’s foray into international debt markets may consist of little more than … that strike me are that this will become a thin end of the wedge.
  • Jammu & Kashmir issue: Pakistan asks UNSC to meet over …, The move by India blocks the right of the state of Jammu and Kashmir to … Pakistan, which controls a wedge of territory in the west, and China, …
  • Potato drives a price wedge between 2 major producers, Also, demand is coming in from potato producing areas in south India where the new crop has been affected due to heavy rains recently.”
  • Pregnancy pillows for a comfortable sleep, FOVERA Memory Foam Pregnancy Pillow Wedge for Maternity … DISCLAIMER: The Times of India’s journalists were not involved in the ..

Wedge pronunciation


Meddle

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Meddle 

  • (verb) interfere in something that is not one’s concern. “I don’t want him meddling in our affairs”
  • (verb) touch or handle (something) without permission. “you have no right to come in here meddling with my things”

Meddle meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • हाथ लगाना, दखल देना, हस्तक्षेप करना, काम में हस्तक्षेप करना

Meddle origin

  • Middle English (in the sense ‘mingle, mix’): from Old French medler, variant of mesler, based on Latin miscere ‘to mix’.

Meddle in a sentence (word usage in recent Hindu newspaper)

  • Did Shanmukham Chetty, India’s First Finance Minister, Meddle With …, R K Shanmukham Chetty–an alumnus of the Madras Christian College, and Madras law college–has had the ‘rare privilege’ of being India’s …
  • Trump jokes to Putin: ‘Don’t meddle in the election, please’, When asked if he would warn Russia not to meddle in the next … taking advantage of the US on support for NATO and that India’s tariffs on the ..
  • Top Court Won’t Meddle With HC Order Involving Trinamool Leader’s …, The Supreme Court on Wednesday refused to interfere with the Calcutta High Court order which put in abeyance the summons issued by the …
  • Gandhis should not meddle with new Congress chief, The Congress will have to define the role of Gandhis in the party before a non-Gandhi is appointed president for the success of a new …
  • Democrats pan Donald Trump’s election meddling joke with Vladimir …, With a smirk and a finger point, President Donald Trump dryly told Russia’s Vladimir Putin “Don’t meddle in the election” in their first meeting …

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Meddle 

  • meddle like middle = in between 2 parties ….. means to interfere….to tamper 🙂

Meddle pronunciation


Forge

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Forge

  • (verb) make or shape (a metal object) by heating it in a fire or furnace and hammering it. “he forged a great suit of black armour”
  • (verb) create (something) strong, enduring, or successful. “the two women forged a close bond”
  • (verb) produce a fraudulent copy or imitation of (a document, signature, banknote, or work of art). “the signature on the cheque was forged”
  • (noun) a blacksmith’s workshop, a smithy
  • (noun) a furnace for melting or refining metal.
  • (noun) a workshop or factory containing a furnace for melting metal.
  • (verb) move forward gradually or steadily. “he forged through the crowded streets”

Forge meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • भट्टी, भट्ठी, लोहारखाना, मिस्त्रीखाना, वह स्थान जहां पर कुछ बनाया जाये, लोहार की दुकान, नकली बनाना, लुहारखाना, गढ़ना, गढ़ना, ढालना, बनाना, आगे बढ़ना, बना देना, विकसित करना, धोखा देने के लिये किसी वस्तु की नकल करना, बना लेना, नकली बनाना, मन से गढ़ लेना, जाली नक़ल करना

Forge origin

  • Middle English (also in the general sense ‘make, construct’): from Old French forger, from Latin fabricare ‘fabricate’, from fabrica ‘manufactured object, workshop’. The noun is via Old French from Latin fabrica.
  • mid 18th century: perhaps an aberrant pronunciation of force1.

Forge in a sentence (word usage in recent Hindu newspaper)

  • View: India has to forge partnerships in developing 5G technology …, India is at the crossroads on the 5G question, spoilt for choice at one level, and, yet, not fully equipped — both technologically and …
  • How the British forged the first Indian cricket team, Cricket, it has famously been said, is an Indian game accidentally invented by the English. By a curious historical irony, a sport that was the …
  • Stocks in the news: Bharat Forge, SBI, Mindtree, Atul, KPR Mill, Zodiac …, Here are the stocks that are in news today: State Bank of India: Bank to introduce repo rate-linked home loans from July 1. HDFC Bank: Bank …
  • Rohit & Rahul Forge India’s Highest Opening WC Stand vs Pakistan, It wasn’t the opening partnership India started the World Cup with but Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul have created a record with their massive …
  • Shivpal Singh Yadav’s party may forge alliance with Samajwadi Party …, Firozabad: Shivpal Singh Yadav’s Pragatisheel Samajwadi Party (PSP) is likely to forge an alliance with Akhilesh Yadav-led Samajwadi Party …

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Forge 

  • forgery of sign

Forge pronunciation


Reprieve

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Reprieve

  • (verb) cancel or postpone the punishment of (someone, especially someone condemned to death). “under the new regime, prisoners under sentence of death were reprieved”
  • (verb) abandon or postpone plans to close or abolish (something). “the threatened pits could be reprieved”
  • (noun) a cancellation or postponement of a punishment. “he accepted the death sentence and refused to appeal for a reprieve”
  • (noun) a cancellation or postponement of an undesirable event. “a mother who faced eviction has been given a reprieve”

Reprieve meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • दण्डविराम, अवकाश, घटाव, विराम, दण्ड या प्राणदंड की थोड़े समय के लिये रोक, प्राणदंड की थोड़े समय के लिये रोक, प्राणदण्ड स्थगित, अस्थायी रूप से हटाना, अवकाश देना, फांसी स्थगित करना, दण्डविराम करना, प्राणदंड की थोड़े समय के लिये रोक रखना, प्राणदण्ड स्थगित, अस्थायी रूप से हटाना

Reprieve origin

  • late 15th century (as the past participle repryed ): from Anglo-Norman French repris, past participle of reprendre, from Latin re- ‘back’ + prehendere ‘seize’. The insertion of -v- (16th century) remains unexplained. Sense development has undergone a reversal, from the early meaning ‘send back to prison’, via ‘postpone a legal process’, to the current sense ‘rescue from impending punishment’.

Reprieve in a sentence (word usage in recent Hindu newspaper)

  • Huawei reprieve is good and bad news for Asian tech stocks, The sector that just won the biggest reprieve is tech stocks. President Donald Trumps decision to allow U.S. corporations to resume sales to …
  • Sri Lanka: Death row prisoners win a temporary reprieve, The temporary reprieve given to these death row prisoners should become permanent and their death sentences should be commuted …
  • Tariff truce likely to give markets a reprieve, but just a temporary one, “Markets are likely to breathe a collective sigh of relief given the highly anticipated outcome of the meeting. However, the reprieve may be short …
  • From Water to Traffic – No Reprieve For Shimla, Last year it was a water crisis, this year it is the traffic chaos and accidents. Post the bus accident in Khalini area of Shimla on July 1 which …
  • Reprieve for Vijay Mallya as UK court allows extradition appeal, Controversial businessman Vijay Mallya was handed a lifeline by the England and Wales high court on Tuesday when it permitted him to …

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Reprieve 

  • sounds like relieve and means the same
  • reprieve rhymes with deprive, when you are deprived of energy you will take a break

Reprieve pronunciation