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English definition of “conviction”

conviction

noun
 
 
/kənˈvɪkʃən/
CRIME [C] an occasion when someone is officially found to be guilty of a particular crime: He already had two convictions for burglary.Court cases, orders and decisions
BELIEF [C, U] a strong opinion or belief: religious/moral convictionsOpinions, beliefs and points of view
(Definition of conviction from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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