Definition of non-capital in English:


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Pronunciation: /nɒnˈkapɪt(ə)l


(Of an offence) not punishable by death.
More example sentences
  • In early 1995, the offence of which the author was convicted was classified as non-capital murder, and his death sentence was commuted to life imprisonment on 16 March 1995.
  • Last week, it was announced that he and five of the policemen involved will be charged for non-capital murder tomorrow.
  • This morning I heard on the news that Adams and five other officers will be charged with non-capital murder.

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