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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Reduction of a prison sentence.

Usage examples (36)
  • The judge's commutation reduced the prisoner's sentence to five years.
  • Thus, the commutation is a part of a cowardly coverup.
  • Yesterday's term was commutation, which is defined as:
  • "But boy, were we ever wrong about that," he said, calling the commutation a political favor. for more
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