Definition of death penalty in English:

death penalty

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noun

(the death penalty)
  • Punishment by execution: offences carrying the death penalty
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    • 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.

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