Translation: from spanish

with impunity

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  • with impunity — they boldly break laws at will, and do so with impunity Syn: without punishment, with no ill consequences, scot free, unpunished …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • with impunity — WITHOUT PUNISHMENT, scot free, unpunished. → impunity …   Useful english dictionary

  • Impunity — Im*pu ni*ty, n. [L. impunitas, fr. impunis without punishment; pref. im not + poena punishment: cf. F. impunit[ e]. See {Pain}.] Exemption or freedom from punishment, harm, or loss. [1913 Webster] Heaven, though slow to wrath, Is never with… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • impunity — ► NOUN (usu. in phrase with impunity) ▪ exemption from punishment or from the harmful consequences of an action. ORIGIN Latin impunitas, from impunis unpunished …   English terms dictionary

  • Impunity Watch (foundation) — articleissues unreferenced = June 2008 notable = June 2008Impunity Watch is an international non profit foundation that originated in 2005 as a special programme of the Dutch development organisation Solidaridad. Impunity Watch seeks to promote… …   Wikipedia

  • impunity — immunity, impunity In non medical contexts immunity means ‘freedom or exemption from an obligation, penalty, or unfavourable circumstance’ and like immune can be followed by to or from: • Balder was a son of the most senior god, Odin, and one… …   Modern English usage

  • impunity — im|pu|ni|ty [ımˈpju:nıti] n [Date: 1500 1600; : Latin; Origin: impunitas, from poena pain, punishment ] do sth with impunity if someone does something bad with impunity, there is no risk that they will be punished for it ▪ It s astonishing that… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • impunity — [[t]ɪmpju͟ːnɪti[/t]] PHRASE: PHR after v (disapproval) If you say that someone does something with impunity, you disapprove of the fact that they are not punished for doing something bad. Mr Cook said future aggressors would be able to act with… …   English dictionary

  • impunity — noun do sth with impunity if you do something wrong or immoral with impunity, there is no risk that you will be punished for it: Men used to be able to violently abuse their wives with almost total impunity …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • impunity — noun /ɪmˈpjuːnɪti/ a) Exemption from punishment. I must not only punish but punish with impunity. A wrong is undressed when retribution overtakes its redresser. b) Freedom from punishment or retribution; security from any reprisal or injurious… …   Wiktionary

  • impunity — noun the lawsuit attempts to fight the impunity that these military officials have enjoyed for too long with impunity Syn: immunity, indemnity, exemption (from punishment), freedom from liability, nonliability, license; amnesty, dispensation,… …   Thesaurus of popular words


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