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  • 1death sentence — punishment of death …

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  • 2death penalty — death .penalty n [singular] the legal punishment of death →↑capital punishment ▪ Three Britons are facing the death penalty for spying …

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  • 3death penalty, the — death ,penalty, the noun * legal punishment by death, usually for a serious crime such as murder. Killing people officially is called capital punishment …

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  • 4death sentence — death .sentence n 1.) the official punishment of death, ordered by a judge ▪ He received a death sentence . ▪ Premeditated murder carries (=is punished by) the death sentence . 2.) something such as an illness that makes you sure you will die ▪… …

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  • 5death sentence — death sentences N COUNT A death sentence is a punishment of death given by a judge to someone who has been found guilty of a serious crime such as murder. His original death sentence was commuted to life in prison …

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  • 6death penalty — punishment of death for a criminal offense …

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  • 7PUNISHMENT — While there is no modern theory of punishment that cannot, in some form or other, be traced back to biblical concepts, the original and foremost purpose of punishment in biblical law was the appeasement of God. God abhors the criminal ways of… …

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  • 8death penalty — noun putting a condemned person to death • Syn: ↑execution, ↑executing, ↑capital punishment • Derivationally related forms: ↑execute (for: ↑executing), ↑executioner ( …

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  • 9death penalty — N SING: usu the N The death penalty is the punishment of death used in some countries for people who have committed very serious crimes. If convicted for murder, both youngsters could face the death penalty …

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  • 10death sentence — noun (C) the punishment of death given by a judge: Gilmore received a death sentence …

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  • 11ˈdeath ˌpenalty, the — noun [singular] legal punishment by death, usually for a serious crime such as murder …

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  • 12death penalty — n: death as punishment for a crime – called also capital punishment; see also cruel and unusual punishment; gregg v. georgia in the important cases section ◇ The U.S. Supreme Court has held that the death penalty is not inherently violative of… …

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  • 13Death by a Thousand Cuts (book) — Death by a Thousand Cuts   …

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  • 14Death by Hanging — (Kōshikei) Directed by Nagisa Ōshima Produced by Nakajima Masayuki Takuji Yamaguchi …

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  • 15Death and the King's Horseman — Written by Wole Soyinka Characters Elesin Olunde Iyaloja Simon Pilkings Jane Pilkings Amusa Date premiered March 1, 1975 (1975 03 01) …

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  • 16death — n: a permanent cessation of all vital bodily functions: the end of life see also brain death, civil death ◇ Death is usu. defined by statute and for purposes of criminal homicide has been held to include brain death. Merriam Webster’s Dictionary… …

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  • 17Death by Manipulation — Compilation album by Napalm Death Released March 1992 …

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  • 18Death's Head (series) — Death s Head is a military science fiction series written by David Gunn (author). The series follows the antihero Sven Tveskoeg, an ex sergeant of The Legion. The Series starts out with Sven trapped in a cage in a remote fort in the middle of… …

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  • 19Death Row Records — Parent company Death Row entertainment LLC (WIDEawake) Founded 1991 Founder …

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  • 20death — W1S1 [deθ] n [: Old English;] 1.) a) [U] the end of the life of a person or animal ≠ ↑birth death of ▪ The death of his mother came as a tremendous shock. ▪ Cancer is the leading cause of death in women. ▪ How Danielle …

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