sentencing

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English[edit]

Adjective[edit]

sentencing

  1. Relating to a judicial sentence.
    There were no sentencing guidelines for this crime.

Noun[edit]

sentencing (plural sentencings)

  1. The act of pronouncing a judicial sentence on someone convicted of a crime.
    After the verdict, the sentencing was not delayed.
  2. (colloquial) The act of creating one or more complete sentences from fragmented thoughts and phrases.
    He struggled with sentencing his frayed and angry verses from poem to prose.

Verb[edit]

sentencing

  1. Present participle of sentence.