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Noun
The punishment assigned to a defendant found guilty by a court, or fixed by law for a particular offence
“The relatively lenient sentence has been widely interpreted as a blow to Southeast Asian efforts to combat terrorism.”
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A small group of words standing together as a conceptual unit, typically forming a component of a clause
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The punishment passed on a convicted person
“He was given a four-year sentence.”
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The produced result or effect of a particular process or event
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A punishment imposed for breaking a law, rule, or contract
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A short extract from a book or other printed material
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A person's predestined situation or status in life
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The expression of very strong disapproval; censure
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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; captivity
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The main body of a book or other piece of writing, as distinct from other material such as notes, appendices, and illustrations
Verb
To penalize someone for a punishable offense
“You have to sentence on the basis of the indictment.”
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To determine the future or the fate of something in advance
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Penalize for wrongdoing
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To send to a final destination
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To declare to be
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Forbid, especially by law
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To imprison, confine or incarcerate someone
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To expel, force out or send away
axeUK
axUS
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