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synonyms for commutation

  • compensation
  • exchange
  • interchange
  • replacement
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How to use commutation in a sentence

As the state’s lieutenant governor since 2019, Fetterman has revitalized the Pennsylvania Board of Pardons, eliminating application fees and presided over a seven-fold rise in recommended commutations of life sentences.
'OUR BLUE-COLLAR TOUGH GUY.' JOHN FETTERMAN CHARTS A NEW PATH FOR DEMOCRATSCHARLOTTE ALTER/EASTON, PA.MAY 11, 2022TIME
The commutation was also only a partial acceptance of the recommendation earlier this month from the state’s Pardon and Parole Board that Jones be granted clemency and have the chance to be eligible for immediate parole.
OKLAHOMA WILL NOT EXECUTE JULIUS JONES, BUT THE OUTCOME SHOULD STILL TROUBLE YOUJAMIL SMITHNOVEMBER 18, 2021VOX
Along with Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott, they wrote letters to Stitt pleading for commutation.
OKLAHOMA WILL NOT EXECUTE JULIUS JONES, BUT THE OUTCOME SHOULD STILL TROUBLE YOUJAMIL SMITHNOVEMBER 18, 2021VOX
Stitt had previously announced that he would not be accepting a recommendation from the state’s parole board to commute the death sentence of Jones, which came after a commutation hearing in September.
OKLAHOMA GOV. COMMUTES JULIUS JONES’ DEATH SENTENCE. HERE'S WHAT TO KNOWJOSIAH BATESSEPTEMBER 22, 2021TIME
Earlier this month, he attempted to remove two parole board members from the commutation hearing, after accusing them of being biased because of their connections to advocacy groups that seek to reduce incarceration numbers.
A PAROLE BOARD RECOMMENDED JULIUS JONES' DEATH SENTENCE BE COMMUTED. A WEEK LATER, HIS EXECUTION DATE WAS SETJOSIAH BATESSEPTEMBER 22, 2021TIME
Two plaintiffs in the case have been released since they filed the suit, one through a commutation and another through a judge’s resentencing order.
LAWSUIT SETTLEMENT CHANGES MARYLAND PAROLE SYSTEM FOR THOSE SENTENCED TO LIFE AS JUVENILESEMILY DAVIESMARCH 10, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Mr. Shiel said that the preamble already set forth that the bill was to effect a commutation.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND IN THREE VOLUMES, VOL.III.E. FARR AND E. H. NOLAN
Commutation, he argued, would do no good; a new appropriation of church property alone could produce even a momentary calm.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND IN THREE VOLUMES, VOL.III.E. FARR AND E. H. NOLAN
The commutation of tithes in England was a subject still more complicated and difficult.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND IN THREE VOLUMES, VOL.III.E. FARR AND E. H. NOLAN
Often was death demanded as a commutation of this ignominious punishment, but refused with a malignant joy.
FOX'S BOOK OF MARTYRSJOHN FOXE
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WORDS RELATED TO COMMUTATION

  • barter
  • buying and selling
  • castling
  • change
  • commerce
  • commutation
  • conversion
  • correspondence
  • dealing
  • interchange
  • interdependence
  • interrelation
  • network
  • quid pro quo
  • rearrangement
  • reciprocation
  • reciprocity
  • replacement
  • revision
  • shift
  • shuffle
  • shuffling
  • substitution
  • supplanting
  • supplantment
  • swap
  • switch
  • tit for tat
  • traffic
  • transaction
  • transfer
  • transposition
  • truck
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