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sentencing

verb
present participle of sentence

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to impose a judicial punishment on
  • the judge sentenced him to a fine of $50 and time served

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sentences

sentencing

sententia

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“Sentencing.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/sentencing. Accessed 21 Jan. 2022.

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