Definition of clemency noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    clemency

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//ˈklɛmənsi//
     
    [uncountable](formal)
     
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  1. 1kindness shown to someone when they are being punished; willingness not to punish someone so severely synonym mercy
  2. 2 a plea for clemency
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