Complete Definition of "sentence"

English

Pronunciation
IPA|/ˈsɛntəns/, SAMPA|/"[email protected]/
audio|en-us-sentence.ogg|Audio (US)
Hyphenation: sen·tence

Noun
en-noun

  1. grammar A grammatically complete series of words consisting of a subject and predicate, even if one or the other is implied, and typically beginning with a capital letter and ending with a full stop.

#:The children were made to construct sentences consisting of nouns and verbs from the list on the chalkboard.

  1. The decision of a jury; a verdict.

#:The jury returned a sentence of guilt in the first charge, but innocence in the second.

  1. An unfavorable sentence(2): a conviction.

#:The prisoner was scheduled for execution as all appeals of his sentence had been denied.

  1. The punishment imposed on a person convicted of a crime.

#:The judge declared a sentence of death by hanging for the infamous cattle rustler.

Translations
trans-top|grammatically complete series of words consisting of a subject and predicate
Arabic: ARchar|جملة (júmla) f
Armenian: նախադասություն (naχadasut῾yun)
Bulgarian: изречение (izrečenie) n
Chinese: 句子 (jùzǐ)
Czech: věta f
Dutch: zin m
Esperanto: frazo
Estonian: lause
Finnish: lause, virke
French: phrase f
German: Satz m
Hungarian: mondat
Indonesian: kalimat
Interlingua: phrase
Irish: abairt f
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Italian: frase f
Japanese: 文 (ぶん, bun)
Korean: 문장 (munjang)
Kurdish: t|ku|hevok f
Polish: zdanie n
Portuguese: frase f
Romanian: propoziţie f
Russian: предложение n, фраза (fráza) f
Slovak: veta f
Slovene: stavek m
Spanish: frase f
Swedish: fras c, mening c
Telugu: వాక్యము (vaakyamu)
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trans-top|decision of a jury
Arabic: ARchar|حكم IPAchar|(ħukm) m
Bulgarian: присъда (prisǎda) f
Chinese: 判刑 (pànxíng)
Czech: rozsudek m
Dutch: vonnis, uitspraak f
Estonian: kohtuotsus
Finnish: tuomio
French: jugement m
German: Urteil n
Hungarian: itélet
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Interlingua: sententia
Italian: condanna f
Japanese: 判決 (はんけつ, hanketsu)
Korean: 판결 (pangyeol)
Portuguese: sentença f
Romanian: sentinţă f
Russian: приговор (prigovór) m
Slovak: rozsudok m
Spanish: sentencia f
Swedish: dom c
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trans-top|conviction
Bulgarian: осъждане (osǎždane) n
Dutch: veroordeling f
Estonian: süüdimõistmine
Finnish: langettava tuomio
German: Verurteilung f, Schuldspruch m
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Interlingua: condemnation
Portuguese: condenação f
Spanish: sentencia f
Swedish: dom c
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trans-top|punishment imposed on a person convicted of a crime
Bulgarian: присъда (prisǎda) f
Dutch: straf f
Finnish: tuomio, rangaistus
French: peine f
German: Strafe f
Indonesian: putus|keputusan hukum, vonis
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Interlingua: pena
Japanese: 判決 (はんけつ, hanketsu)
Polish: wyrok m
Portuguese: pena f
Spanish: sentencia f, punición f
Swedish: straff n
Telugu: శిక్ష (Siksha)
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ttbc|Ido: frazo

Verb
en-verb|sentences|sentencing|sentenced

  1. To declare a sentence on a convicted person.

#:The judge sentenced the embezzler to ten years in prison, along with a hefty fine.

Translations
trans-top|declare a sentence on a convicted person
Bulgarian: осъждам (osǎždam)
Dutch: straffen, veroordelen tot
Finnish: tuomita
French: punir, condamner
German: verurteilen
Hungarian: elítél
Indonesian: putus|memutuskan, vonis|memvonis
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Interlingua: sententiar
Japanese: 判決を下す (はんけつをくだす, hanketsu wo kudasu)
Polish: skazać
Portuguese: sentenciar
Spanish: sentenciar
Swedish: avkunna dom, döma
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