pronounce sentence

pronounce sentence
pronounce sentence phrase
to announce in a court of law what someone’s punishment for a crime will be

The jury found her guilty and the judge pronounced sentence.

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  • pronounce sentence — index condemn (punish), convict Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • pronounce sentence — to announce in a court of law what someone s punishment for a crime will be The jury found her guilty and the judge pronounced sentence …   English dictionary

  • Pronounce — Pro*nounce , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Pronounced}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Pronounging}.] [F. prononcer, L. pronunciare; pro before, forth + nunciare, nuntiare, to announce. See {Announce}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To utter articulately; to speak out or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sentence — Synonyms and related words: Parthian shot, acquittal, act on, action, adage, address, adjectival phrase, adjudge, adjudicate, affirmation, allegation, ana, analects, anathematize, anathematizing, answer, aphorism, apostrophe, apothegm, article,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • pronounce — verb 1 (T) to make the sound of a letter, word etc, especially in the correct way: How do you pronounce your name? 2 to officially state that something is true: pronounce sb/sth (to be) sth: The victim was pronounced dead on arrival. | I now… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • pronounce */*/ — UK [prəˈnaʊns] / US verb Word forms pronounce : present tense I/you/we/they pronounce he/she/it pronounces present participle pronouncing past tense pronounced past participle pronounced 1) [transitive] to say the sounds of letters or words I… …   English dictionary

  • pronounce — pro|nounce [ prə nauns ] verb transitive ** 1. ) to say the sounds of letters or words: I find some Japanese words very difficult to pronounce. Busy is pronounced to rhyme with dizzy. Did I pronounce your name correctly? 2. ) FORMAL to formally… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • pronounce — pro|nounce [prəˈnauns] v [Date: 1300 1400; : Old French; Origin: pronuncier, from Latin pronuntiare, from nuntius messenger ] 1.) [T] to make the sound of a letter, word etc, especially in the correct way →↑pronunciation ▪ How do you pronounce… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • pronounce — pronounceable, adj. pronounceableness, n. pronouncer, n. /preuh nowns /, v., pronounced, pronouncing. v.t. 1. to enunciate or articulate (sounds, words, sentences, etc.). 2. to utter or sound in a particular manner in speaking: He pronounces his… …   Universalium

  • sentence — I UK [ˈsentəns] / US [ˈsent(ə)ns] noun [countable] Word forms sentence : singular sentence plural sentences *** 1) a group of words, usually including a subject and a verb, that express a statement, question, or instruction. A written sentence… …   English dictionary

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