life imprisonment Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “life imprisonment” in the English Dictionary

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life imprisonmentnoun [U]

uk   us   (informal life)
the ​punishment of being put in ​prison for a very ​longtime without an ​arrangedtime for ​release or, in the US, until ​death
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(Definition of life imprisonment from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “life imprisonment”
in Chinese (Simplified) 终身监禁,无期徒刑…
in Chinese (Traditional) 終身監禁,無期徒刑…
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