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sentence (ˈsɛntəns Pronunciation for sentence

Translations

noun

  1. (= group of words) phrase f   ⇒ What does this sentence mean? Que veut dire cette phrase?
  2. (law(= punishment) peine f   ⇒ She is serving a four-year sentence. Elle purge une peine de quatre ans.   ⇒ He got a life sentence. Il a été condamné à la réclusion à perpétuité.

    the death sentence la peine de mort

    to pass sentence [judge, court] rendre sa sentence

    to pass sentence on sb prononcer une peine contre qn   ⇒ She had been found guilty but sentence had not yet been passed. Elle avait été déclarée coupable mais la sentence n'avait pas encore été rendue.

transitive verb

  1. juger   ⇒ He will be sentenced later today. Il sera jugé dans la journée.

    to sentence sb to 5 years condamner qn à 5 ans

    to sentence sb to life imprisonment condamner qn à la réclusion à perpétuité

    to sentence sb to death condamner qn à mort

Similar Words

= punishment, prison sentence, jail sentence, prison term, condemnation
= convict, condemn, penalize, pass judgment on, mete out justice to, impose a sentence on

'sentence' in Other Languages

  • Arabic: جُمْلَةPronunciation for جُمْلَة
  • Brazilian Portuguese: frasePronunciation for frase
  • Chinese: 句子Pronunciation for 句子
  • Croatian: rečenicaPronunciation for rečenica
  • Czech: větaPronunciation for věta
  • Danish: sætningPronunciation for sætning
  • Dutch: zinPronunciation for zinwoorden
  • European Spanish: oraciónPronunciation for oraciónGramática
  • Finnish: lausePronunciation for lause
  • French: phrasePronunciation for phrase
  • German: SatzPronunciation for Satz Sätze
  • Greek: πρότασηPronunciation for πρότασηλέξεις
  • Italian: frasePronunciation for frase
  • Japanese: Pronunciation for 文言葉
  • Korean: 문장Pronunciation for 문장쓰기
  • Norwegian: setningPronunciation for setning
  • Polish: zdaniePronunciation for zdaniesłowa
  • Portuguese: frasePronunciation for frase
  • Romanian: propoziție propoziții
  • Russian: предложениеPronunciation for предложение
  • Spanish: oraciónPronunciation for oraciónfrase
  • Swedish: meningPronunciation for mening
  • Thai: ประโยคPronunciation for ประโยค
  • Turkish: cümlePronunciation for cümle
  • Ukrainian: речення
  • Vietnamese: câuPronunciation for câu
  • Arabic: حُكْمPronunciation for حُكْم
  • Brazilian Portuguese: sentençaPronunciation for sentençapunição
  • Chinese: 徒刑Pronunciation for 徒刑
  • Croatian: kaznaPronunciation for kazna
  • Czech: rozsudekPronunciation for rozsudek
  • Danish: strafPronunciation for straf
  • Dutch: vonnisPronunciation for vonnis
  • European Spanish: sentenciaPronunciation for sentencia
  • Finnish: tuomioPronunciation for tuomio
  • French: verdictPronunciation for verdict
  • German: StrafurteilPronunciation for Strafurteil
  • Greek: καταδίκηPronunciation for καταδίκη
  • Italian: condannaPronunciation for condanna
  • Japanese: 刑罰Pronunciation for 刑罰punishment
  • Korean: 판결Pronunciation for 판결
  • Norwegian: domPronunciation for dom
  • Polish: wyrokPronunciation for wyrokkara
  • Portuguese: sentençaPronunciation for sentençapunição
  • Romanian: sentință sentințe
  • Russian: приговорPronunciation for приговор
  • Spanish: sentenciaPronunciation for sentencia
  • Swedish: domPronunciation for domutslag
  • Thai: การพิพากษาPronunciation for การพิพากษา
  • Turkish: cezaPronunciation for ceza
  • Ukrainian: вирок
  • Vietnamese: bản ánPronunciation for bản án
  • Arabic: يَحْكُمُPronunciation for يَحْكُمُ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: sentenciarPronunciation for sentenciar
  • Chinese: 判刑Pronunciation for 判刑
  • Croatian: osuditiPronunciation for osuditi
  • Czech: odsouditPronunciation for odsouditsoudce
  • Danish: idømmePronunciation for idømme
  • Dutch: veroordelenPronunciation for veroordelen
  • European Spanish: sentenciarPronunciation for sentenciar
  • Finnish: tuomitaPronunciation for tuomitaoikeudessa
  • French: condamnerPronunciation for condamner
  • German: verurteilenPronunciation for verurteilen
  • Greek: καταδικάζωPronunciation for καταδικάζω
  • Italian: condannarePronunciation for condannare
  • Japanese: 判決を下すPronunciation for 判決を下す
  • Korean: 판결을 내리다Pronunciation for 판결을 내리다
  • Norwegian: idømmePronunciation for idømme
  • Polish: skazaćPronunciation for skazać skazywać
  • Portuguese: sentenciarPronunciation for sentenciar
  • Romanian: a condamna
  • Russian: приговариватьPronunciation for приговаривать
  • Spanish: sentenciarPronunciation for sentenciar
  • Swedish: avkunna dom överPronunciation for avkunna dom över
  • Thai: ตัดสินลงโทษPronunciation for ตัดสินลงโทษ
  • Turkish: mahkum etmekPronunciation for mahkum etmek
  • Ukrainian: Засуджувати засудити
  • Vietnamese: kết ánPronunciation for kết án

Example Sentences Including 'sentence'

Chacun y puisait la réponse qu' il espérait , sentence invulnérable puisque validée par notre Pythie.
Colombier, Jean Béloni
Dans le lit , avec notre fils La sentence tombe : Ni dans la chambre , ni dans l' entrée.
Actuel
Et , si de nouvelles allégations surgissent , un nouveau cycle de vingt jours est prévu avant la sentence.
Le Monde (2002)
La sentence de quatre ans de prison infligée au haut fonctionnaire dissident Fang Jue a été confirmée en appel le 15 juillet.
Le Monde (1999)
La sentence valait ce qu' elle valait , mais enfin elle avait été rendue , et l' on se contentait de la reproduire.
de Closets, François La grande manip
Mais dans ces auditions , les applaudissements sont la première sentence.
Dangerfield, Yves & Girod, Francis L'enfance de l'art
Perry Wacker , trente-trois ans , sujet hollandais , n' a pas réagi à la sentence.
Le Monde (2001)

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