Definitions and translations for "leniency"

Definition of leniency

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1. The quality of mercy or forgiveness, especially in the assignment of punishment as in a court case.
The convicted felon asked for leniency, but because the crime was so heinous the judge refused and gave the maximum sentence.
2. An act of being lenient.
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English - English - leniency

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n. laxness, looseness, permissiveness, lack of strictness

English - Spanish - leniency

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s. indulgencia, benignidad, compasión, condescendencia, lenidad, misericordia

English - French - leniency

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n. clémence; indulgence

English - German - leniency

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n. Nachsicht, Milde

English - Indonesian - leniency

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n. kemurahan hati, kelonggaran, ketoleranan

English - Italian - leniency

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s. indulgenza, clemenza

English - Polish - leniency

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n. wyrozumiałość, łagodność, folgowanie

English - Portuguese - leniency

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s. indulgência, complacência, condescendência

English - Romanian - leniency

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n. indulgenţă, îngăduinţă

English - Russian - leniency

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с. мягкость, снисходительность, терпимость

English - Turkish - leniency

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i. hoşgörü, yumuşaklık

English - Ukrainian - leniency

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n. м'якість, лагідність, покірність, лагода

English - Dutch - leniency

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zn. mild; toelatend, vergevend

English - Greek - leniency

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(Lex**) ηπιότητα

English - Arabic - leniency

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‏تساهل، رفق، لين، رحابة صدر، سماحة، هوادة، تسامح‏

English - Chinese - leniency

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(名) 宽大; 温和; 仁慈

English - Chinese - leniency

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(名) 寬大; 溫和; 仁慈

English - Hindi - leniency

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n. मृदुता, कोमलता, सदयता, ढिलाई, उदारता
v. ढील

English - Japanese - leniency

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(名) 寛大さ; あわれみ

English - Korean - leniency

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명. 느슨함, 관대함, 엄격하지 않음

English - Vietnamese - leniency

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n. khoan dung, không nghiêm khắc, hiền lành, ôn hòa
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Synonyms for leniency
indulgence: charity, tolerance, understanding, clemency, patience, mercy