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life sentence

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Definition of life sentence in English:

noun

A punishment of life imprisonment or of imprisonment for a specified long period.
Example sentences
  • He gives them the single best reason to extort the virtues of the death penalty over a life sentence.
  • Most accept a life sentence in the imprisonment of general rulings.
  • One parent was dead and the second parent was convicted of the murder and is serving a life sentence in prison.

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