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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A string of words satisfying the grammatical rules of a language. Also: A final judgment of guilty in a criminal case and the punishment that is imposed.

Usage examples (33)
  • A proverb is a short sentence based on long experience.
  • His sentence was 5 to 10 years
  • That sentence is code for people die during the crossing.
  • It opens bluntly with the title sentence and then goes on in a rat-a-tat style familiar to Hammett's legion of fans. for more
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