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1sentence/ˈsɛntn̩s/noun
pluralsentences
1sentence
/ˈsɛntn̩s/
noun
pluralsentences
Learner's definition of SENTENCE  
[count] : a group of words that expresses a statement, question, command, or wish
◊ Sentences usually contain a subject and verb. In written English, the first word of a sentence is capitalized and the sentence ends with a period, question mark, or exclamation point.
law : the punishment given by a court of law
[count]
[noncount]
2sentence/ˈsɛntn̩s/verb
sentencessentencedsentencing
2sentence
/ˈsɛntn̩s/
verb
sentencessentencedsentencing
Learner's definition of SENTENCE  
[+ object]law
: to officially state the punishment given to (someone) by a court of law— usually + to

— sentencing

/ˈsɛntn̩sɪŋ/noun,[noncount]
— often used before another noun
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