Definition of community sentence in English:

community sentence

Line breaks: com|mu¦nity sen|tence

noun

English Law
  • A sentence whereby an offender is required to perform community service.
    More example sentences
    • The government, ministers might say, is already convinced of the value of community sentences.
    • The Government wants magistrates to hand out more community sentences.
    • Appearing to take a tough line on dangerous offenders may have been a trade-off for community sentences.

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