Definition of 'prison sentence'
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Serious crimes carry long prison sentences. Times, Sunday Times (2006)HE served only two years of his prison sentence for a crime that horrified the nation. The Sun (2011)Most recently, he served a prison sentence for his part in an armed siege led by two escaped criminals. Times, Sunday Times (2015)They are nine times more likely than white Americans to serve prison sentences for drug crime, though about the same proportion of each group uses illegal drugs. The Times Literary Supplement (2012)
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