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non-conviction Line breaks: non-convic¦tion

Definition of non-conviction in English:


[mass noun]
The decision in a court of law that someone is not guilty of a criminal offence: courts had the power of non-conviction by use of good behaviour bonds
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  • Still, Darvish's acquittal in the first trial and Morse's non-conviction doesn't signal a return to the bad old days of lawless police officers.
  • Rehabilitation with non-conviction provides balance to sentencing options.
  • I assume non-conviction brings a mere 5 years from a merciful judge at a penitentiary with ping pong, volleyball, DVDs, or at a minimum, a weight room.
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