sentencia

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sentencia(
sehn
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tehn
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syah
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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (legal)
a. sentence
La sentencia dictada por el juez implicaba pena de cárcel para el acusado.The sentence pronounced by the judge meant jail time for the defendant.
b. ruling
La sentencia dicta que el hijo de la pareja pasará la mitad del tiempo con cada uno.The ruling states that the couple's son will spend half the time with one parent and half the time with the other.
c. decision
Una vez que el juez haga una sentencia, podremos discutir la posibilidad de una apelación.One the judge makes a decision, we will be able to discuss the possibility of an appeal.
2. (precept)
a. maxim
Algunas de las sentencias antiguas más conocidas las pronunciaron Aristóteles y Platón.Some of the most famous ancient maxims were pronounced by Aristotle and Plato.
b. saying
El presidente acabó sus discursos más categóricos con una sentencia en latín.The president finished his most categorical speeches with a saying in Latin.
3. (computing)
a. statement
Creo que a tu código le falta una sentencia condicional.I believe that your code is lacking a conditional statement.
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sentencia
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (law)
a. sentence
visto para sentenciaready for judgment
una sentencia benévolaa light sentence
2. (proverbio, máxima)
a. maxim
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sentencia
1 (Jur) sentence
dictar o pronunciar sentencia to pronounce sentence; visto para sentencia ready for sentencing
sentencia de muerte death sentence
2 (decisión) decision; ruling; (opinión) opinion
3 (Literat) maxim; saying
4 (Informática) statement
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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