Significado de “sentence” - en el 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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(Definición de sentence del Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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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.

(Definición de sentence del Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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Because he told the truth and because he opposed people moving back into these areas, he has now ended up in prison serving an eight-year sentence.
You mentioned it in only one sentence.
The nurses have been in custody for more than six years now, and have been under sentence of death for over a year.
To sum this up in one sentence, the losers will be the farmers and food sovereignty, whereas the winners will be agri-business and the major distributors.
Of course, we must identify, prosecute and sentence people who launder dirty money on behalf of terrorists, arms dealers and drug traffickers.
I strongly believe there should be common rules for penalties with those guilty facing a minimum prison sentence of six years rising to ten years for more severe cases.
After four years of living in hiding, the three activists decided to appear freely before the court in order to challenge their sentence in a court of law.
There is a 'no' against this on our voting list, but for the sole reason that the sentence is inappropriate at that point in the text.
In the event of an accident, it is not the captains of these ships who need a custodial or prison sentence; it is the owners, those who are really responsible.
People who suffer from these diseases have a life sentence: they do not die, they stay alive and their condition degenerates.