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  Definition of Sentence
  1. (criminal law) a final judgment of guilty in a criminal case and the punishment that is imposed; "the conviction came as no surprise"
  2. a string of words satisfying the grammatical rules of a language; "he always spoke in grammatical sentences"
  3. the period of time a prisoner is imprisoned; "he served a prison term of 15 months"; "his sentence was 5 to 10 years"; "he is doing time in the county jail"
  4. pronounce a sentence on (somebody) in a court of law; "He was condemned to ten years in prison"
Similar Words: conviction, judgment of conviction, condemnation, prison term, time, condemn, doom

 

Hyponyms: murder conviction, rape conviction, robbery conviction, simple sentence, complex sentence, compound sentence, declarative sentence, declaratory sentence, run-on sentence, topic sentence, question, interrogation, interrogative, interrogative sentence, hard time, life sentence, life, foredoom, reprobate

 

Entailments: convict

 

Derivational Morphology: condemn, doom, convict, condemnation, disapprobation, prison term, time, conviction, judgment of conviction

 

Language Translations:
Armenian: նախադասություն   Bulgarian: изречение and осъждам and осъждане and присъда  
Chinese: 判刑 and 句子   Dutch: straf and straffen and veroordeling and vonnis and zin  
Esperanto: frazo   Estonian: kohtuotsus and lause and süüdimõistmine  
Finnish: langettava and lause and tuomio and tuomita   French: jugement and peine and phrase and punir  
German: Satz and Strafe and Urteil and verurteilen and Verurteilung   Hungarian: ítélet and büntetés and elítél and mondat  
Indonesian: kalimat and putus   Interlingua: condemnation and pena and phrase and sententia and sententiar  
Irish: abairt   Italian: condanna and frase  
Japanese: 判決 and   Korean: 문장 and 판결  
Kurdish: hevok   Malay: ayat  
Polish: skazać and wyrok and zdanie   Portuguese: condenação and frase and pena and sentença and sentenciar  
Romanian: propoziţie and sentinţă   Russian: наказание and осуждение and предложение and приговаривать and приговор  
Slovak: rozsudok and veta   Slovene: stavek  
Spanish: frase and sentencia and sentenciar   Swedish: avkunna and dom and fras and straff  
Telugu: వాక్యము and శిక్ష  
 
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