French translation of 'life imprisonment'
réclusion f à perpétuité
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Example Sentences Including 'life imprisonment'
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A conviction in The Hague could lead to a maximum sentence of life imprisonment.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
A retrial in 1994 led to a sentence of life imprisonment.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
Do we really want to see young people found with five Ecstasy tablets charged with an offence carrying a maximum sentence of life imprisonment?Times, Sunday Times (2006)
Drivers who kill or cause serious injury could face longer sentences, including life imprisonment, under government plans for tougher penalties.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
In 1994 she was sentenced to life imprisonment.The Sun (2014)
It carries a maximum sentence of life imprisonment.The Sun (2007)
It will be one of life imprisonment.The Sun (2009)
She was sentenced to life imprisonment for killing her daughter and spent four years in jail in the 1980s before the conviction was overturned.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
That offence carries a maximum sentence of life imprisonment.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
The mandatory sentence for murder is life imprisonment.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Under Chinese law, smuggling ivory may lead to life imprisonment.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
'life imprisonment' in Other Languages
British English: life imprisonment NOUN
If someone is sentenced to life imprisonment, they are sentenced to stay in prison for the rest of their life, or for a very long period of time.
Translation of life imprisonment from the Collins English to French Dictionary