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US [ˈsent(ə)ns]
UK [ˈsentəns]
  • n.句子;判决;判刑;宣判
  • v.判决;判刑;宣判
  • Web语句;判处
Plural Form:sentences  Present Participle:sentencing  Past Tense:sentenced  
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n.
1.
[c]
句子a set of words expressing a statement, a question or an order, usually containing a subject and a verb. In written English sentences begin with a capital letter and end with a full stop/period (.), a question mark (?) or an exclamation mark/exclamation point (!).
2.
[c][u]
判决;宣判;判刑the punishment given by a court
a jail/prison sentence
判处监禁
a light/heavy sentence
轻判;重判
to be under sentence of death
被判处死刑
The judge passed sentence(= said what the punishment would be) .
法官宣布了判决。
The prisoner has served(= completed) his sentence and will be released tomorrow.
犯人已服刑期满,明天将获释。
v.
1.
[oftpass]
~ sb (to sth).~ sb to do sth
判决;宣判;判刑to say officially in court that sb is to receive a particular punishment
to be sentenced to death/life imprisonment/three years in prison
被判死刑╱终身监禁╱三年徒刑

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