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[n] (criminal law) a final judgment of guilty in a criminal case and the punishment that is imposed; "the conviction came as no surprise"
[n] a string of words satisfying the grammatical rules of a language; "he always spoke in grammatical sentences"
[n] the period of time a prisoner is imprisoned; "he served a prison term of 15 months"; "his sentence was 5 to 10 years"; "he is doing time in the county jail"
[v] pronounce a sentence on, in a court of law; "He was condemned to ten years in prison"


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acquittal