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sen·tence

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pronunciation:
sen tns
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a grammatically complete unit in either writing or speech, marked by a clear beginning and a full stop and usu. expressing an independent statement, question, command, or the like.
similar words:
clause, phrase, simple sentence
definition 2: a formal judgment, including terms of punishment, such as that passed by a judge after trial of a case at law.
synonyms:
ruling
similar words:
conviction, determination, doom, finding, judgment, punishment, rap, verdict
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: sentenced, sentences, sentencing
definition: to pass a sentence on (a convicted person).
synonyms:
condemn, convict, judge
similar words:
doom, indict, penalize, punish
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