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  • 1 fine — I. a. 1. Minute, small, little, comminuted. 2. Slender, delicate, capillary. 3. Light, of delicate material, of fine texture. 4. Keen, sharp. 5. Thin, subtile, tenuous, attenuated. 6. Exquisite, nice, refined. 7. Excellent, super …

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  • 2 fine — I adj 1. good, satisfactory, acceptable, all right, Inf.O.K., Sl. copacetic, Sl. hunky dory, Chiefly Brit. Inf. tickety boo, Archaic. rum; quality, superior, high grade, choice, select; splendid, Inf. splendiferous, superb, magnificent, Sl. swell …

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  • 3 fine — 1 n [Anglo French fin fine & Medieval Latin finis end, boundary, agreement, payment for release or privilege, monetary penalty, from Latin finis end, boundary] 1: a sum imposed as punishment for an offense compare restitution 2: a forfeiture or… …

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  • 4 impose — im|pose W2 [ımˈpəuz US ˈpouz] v [Date: 1400 1500; : French; Origin: imposer, from Latin imponere, from ponere to put ] 1.) [T] if someone in authority imposes a rule, punishment, tax etc, they force people to accept it ▪ The court can impose a… …

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  • 5 fine — faɪn n. monetary penalty, punishment which involves the payment of a specified sum of money v. punish with a fine, impose a tax upon; refine, purify; become fine or finer; make thin or thinner, reduce; clarify adj. delicate; thin; flimsy;… …

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  • 6 impose — [im pōz′] vt. imposed, imposing [Fr, altered by assoc. with poser (see POSE1) < L imponere, to place upon < in , on + ponere: see POSITION] 1. to place or set (a burden, tax, fine, etc. on or upon) as by authority 2. to force (oneself, one… …

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  • 7 Fine — Fine, v. t. [From {Fine}, n.] To impose a pecuniary penalty upon for an offense or breach of law; to set a fine on by judgment of a court; to punish by fine; to mulct; as, the trespassers were fined ten dollars. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 8 impose — verb 1 impose a ban/tax/fine etc (on) to officially order that something should be forbidden, restricted, taxed etc, or that someone should be punished: The government imposed a ban on the sale of ivory. | We have decided to impose sanctions on… …

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  • 9 fine — A pecuniary punishment or penalty imposed by lawful tribunal upon person convicted of crime or misdemeanor. See e.g. 18 U.S.C.A. No. 3571. It may include a forfeiture or penalty recoverable in a civil action, and, in criminal convictions, may be… …

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  • 10 fine — A pecuniary punishment or penalty imposed by lawful tribunal upon person convicted of crime or misdemeanor. See e.g. 18 U.S.C.A. No. 3571. It may include a forfeiture or penalty recoverable in a civil action, and, in criminal convictions, may be… …

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  • 11 impose — verb ADVERB ▪ effectively ▪ The terms of the contract were effectively imposed rather than agreed. ▪ simply ▪ New technology cannot be used successfully if it is simply imposed on an unwilling workforce. ▪ …

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  • 12 Unit fine — A unit fine system is a judicial sentence in which the amount of the fine depends upon the offender s means.DistributionUnit fine systems are common and standard in many jurisdictions across the world, notably in Commonwealth countries such as… …

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  • 13 sconce — skÉ‘ns /skÉ’ns n. candleholder or lamp attached to a vertical surface; small separate fort used to defend a location or structure; skull, head; wit, intelligence; fine imposed upon a student for a minor infraction of the rules (Archaic) v.… …

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  • 14 sconced — skÉ‘ns /skÉ’ns n. candleholder or lamp attached to a vertical surface; small separate fort used to defend a location or structure; skull, head; wit, intelligence; fine imposed upon a student for a minor infraction of the rules (Archaic) v.… …

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  • 15 sconces — skÉ‘ns /skÉ’ns n. candleholder or lamp attached to a vertical surface; small separate fort used to defend a location or structure; skull, head; wit, intelligence; fine imposed upon a student for a minor infraction of the rules (Archaic) v.… …

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  • 16 sconcing — skÉ‘ns /skÉ’ns n. candleholder or lamp attached to a vertical surface; small separate fort used to defend a location or structure; skull, head; wit, intelligence; fine imposed upon a student for a minor infraction of the rules (Archaic) v.… …

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  • 17 mulct — I. n. Fine, amercement, forfeit, forfeiture, pecuniary penalty. II. v. a. Fine, amerce, impose a fine upon …

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  • 18 Unlaw — Un*law , v. t. [1st un + law.] 1. To deprive of the authority or character of law. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] 2. To put beyond protection of law; to outlaw. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] 3. (Scots Law) To impose a fine upon; to fine. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 19 amerce — v. a. Fine, mulct, impose a fine upon, deprive of, strip of …

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  • 20 unlaw — I. “+ noun Etymology: Middle English unlawe, from Old English unlagu, of Scandinavian origin; akin to Old Norse ōlög, ūlög illegality, lawlessness, from ō , ū un + lög law more at law 1. : a violation of law : disregard of the restraints of law …

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