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cadena perpetua
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cadena perpetua(
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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (legal)
a. life sentence
El Sr. Sanz fue condenado a cadena perpetua por un tribunal de Texas.Mr. Sanz was given a life sentence by a Texas court.
b. life imprisonment
El violador reincidente se enfrenta a una pena de cadena perpetua.The recidivist rapist faces life imprisonment.
c. life
A la mujer le cayó cadena perpetua por el asesinato de su esposo.The woman got life for the murder of her husband.
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