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Translation of "sentence" - English-Spanish dictionary

sentence

noun   /ˈsen·təns/
A1 a group of words, usually containing a verb, that expresses a complete idea oración, frase I wasn’t able to complete my sentence.
a punishment that a judge gives to someone who has committed a crime sentencia, fallo He got a three-year jail sentence.
verb   /ˈsen·təns/ ( present participle sentencing, past tense and past participle sentenced)
to give a punishment to someone who has committed a crime sentenciar, condenar He was sentenced to six years in prison.
(Definition of sentence from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

sentence

noun /ˈsentəns/
a number of words forming a complete statement frase ’I want it’, and ’Give it to me!’ are sentences.
(legal) a punishment imposed by a law court sentencia a sentence of three years’ imprisonment He is under sentence of death.
sentence builder noun
a piece of language teaching software that presents learners with sets of words which have to be arranged in the correct order to form a sentence. Creador de Frases
sentence stems noun plural
a language teaching activity in which learners are given the beginnings of sentences and they have to provide the sentence endings. Raices de Frases
(Definition of sentence from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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