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Noun
(grammar) A grammatically complete series of words consisting of a subject and predicate
“The key is to construct your sentence so it conveys its message clearly and precisely.”
Noun
The punishment assigned to a defendant found guilty by a court for a particular offense
“The relatively lenient sentence has been widely interpreted as a blow to efforts to combat crime.”
Noun
A period of time spent in prison
“At present, he is serving his sentence in a Mordovian concentration camp.”
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A judgment or verdict arrived at after consideration
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A short extract from a book or other printed material
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The expression of very strong disapproval
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A person's predestined situation or status in life
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The words or wording of a book or other piece of writing, or the idea(s) conveyed from them
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The inescapable death of a person
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A spoken word, statement, or vocal sound
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The state of being imprisoned
Verb
To penalize someone for a punishable offense
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“The statute presupposes that the judge will sentence the defendant to a definite term reasonably expected to be less than life.”
Verb
To judge or adjudicate on an appropriate penalty for a punishable offense
“This would primarily be because the court's ability to sentence based on all the relevant information would be significantly diluted.”
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To imprison or incarcerate someone for a punishable offense
“It is perfectly clear here that what the court intended was to sentence the prisoner for five years.”
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To determine the future or the fate of something in advance
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Forbid, especially by law
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To put someone or something in (a place) in order to be rid of it or them
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To expel, force out or send away
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axUS
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