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condenação

substantivo

full

sentence

noun

Comparative law notes

In criminal law contexts, the best translation for the term "condenação" is "conviction", although in some contexts the term "sentence" can also be used. For example: o réu foi condenado a 3 anos de reclusão = the defendant was sentenced to 3 years in prison; the defendant was sentenced to imprisonment for 3 years.

Definitions of sentence

the punishment given to a convicted criminal by a court

He was sentenced to 100 hours of community service after being convicted of assault.

the punishment given to a convicted criminal by a court; used as a synonym for prison sentence (=the length of time a convicted criminal must serve in prison)

She was given a two-and-a-half year sentence in February after pleading guilty to unlawful wounding.