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Spanish translation of “sentence”

sentence

noun /ˈsentəns/
a number of words forming a complete statement
frase
’I want it’, and ’Give it to me!’ are sentences.
(legal) a punishment imposed by a law court
sentencia
a sentence of three years’ imprisonment He is under sentence of death.
sentence builder noun a piece of language teaching software that presents learners with sets of words which have to be arranged in the correct order to form a sentence.
Creador de Frases
sentence stems noun plural a language teaching activity in which learners are given the beginnings of sentences and they have to provide the sentence endings.
Raices de Frases
(Definition of sentence from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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