Definition of life sentence in English:

life sentence

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noun

  • A punishment of life imprisonment or of imprisonment for a specified long period.
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    • 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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