Definition of death penalty in English:
The punishment of execution, administered to someone legally convicted of a capital crime.
- We would need to amend regulations to replace the death penalty with other penalties.
- Now the five are on trial for terrorism and subversion, charges that carry the death penalty.
- Unlawful attempts to unseat him amount to treason and carry the death penalty.
Definition of death penalty in:
- British & World English dictionary
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