Significado de “sentence” - Diccionario Inglés

Significado de "sentence" - Diccionario Inglés

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sentencenoun [ C ]

uk /ˈsen.təns/ us /ˈsen.təns/

sentence noun [ C ] (WORD GROUP)

A1 a group of words, usually containing a verb, that expresses a thought in the form of a statement, question, instruction, or exclamation and starts with a capital letter when written:

He's very impatient and always interrupts me mid-sentence.
Your conclusion is good, but the final sentence is too long and complicated.

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sentence noun [ C ] (PUNISHMENT)

B2 a punishment given by a judge in court to a person or organization after they have been found guilty of doing something wrong:

He got a heavy/light sentence (= he was severely/not severely punished).
The offence carries a jail/prison/life/five-year sentence.
He was given a non-custodial/suspended sentence.
pronounce sentence

(of a judge) to say officially what a punishment will be:

The judge will pronounce sentence on the defendant this afternoon.

sentenceverb [ T ]

uk /ˈsen.təns/ us /ˈsen.təns/ specialized

B2 to decide and say officially what a punishment will be:

He was sentenced to life imprisonment.

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(Definition of “sentence” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "sentence" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

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sentencenoun [ C ]

us /ˈsen·təns/

sentence noun [ C ] (GRAMMAR)

grammar a group of words, usually containing a subject and a verb, expressing a statement, question, instruction, or exclamation, and, when written, starting with a capital letter and ending with a period or other mark:

Your sentences are too long and complicated.

sentence noun [ C ] (PUNISHMENT)

a punishment given by a law court to a person or organization that is guilty of a crime:

She served a three-year prison sentence.

sentenceverb [ T ]

us /ˈsent·əns/

to officially state the punishment given by a law court to a guilty person or organization:

He was sentenced to three years in jail and fined $40,000.

(Definition of “sentence” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)