death sentence Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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death sentencenoun [C usually singular]

uk   us  
a ​legalpunishment of a ​crime by ​death: In some ​countries, drug-smuggling still ​carries the ​deathsentence.
(Definition of death sentence from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “death sentence”
in Chinese (Simplified) 死刑…
in Turkish ölüm cezası…
in Russian приговор к смертной казни…
in Chinese (Traditional) 死刑…
in Polish wyrok lub kara śmierci…
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