life sentence
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life sentence(
layf
 
sehn
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tihns
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (legal)
a. la cadena perpetua
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The murderer was given a life sentence.El asesino fue condenado a cadena perpetua.
b. la condena a perpetuidad
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Thomas was serving a life sentence in a state penitentiary.Thomas cumplía una condena a perpetuidad en una penitenciaría del estado.
c. la reclusión perpetua
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
O'Donnell received a life sentence for the triple murder.O'Donnell fue condenado a reclusión perpetua por el triple asesinato.
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