pronounce sentence

Definition of pronounce sentence

law
:to state the punishment for a criminal
  • The judge will pronounce sentence this afternoon.

Word by Word Definitions

pronounce play
  1. : to declare officially or ceremoniously

  2. : to declare authoritatively or as an opinion

  3. : to employ the organs of speech to produce

sentence play
  1. : opinion

  2. : judgment

  3. : the punishment so imposed

  1. : to impose a sentence on

  2. : to cause to suffer something


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