Definition of Sentencing

1. Adjective. Relating to a judicial sentence. ¹



2. Noun. The act of pronouncing a judicial sentence on someone convicted of a crime. ¹

3. Noun. (colloquial) The act of creating one or more complete sentences from fragmented thoughts and phrases. ¹

4. Verb. (present participle of sentence) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sentencing

1. sentence [v] - See also: sentence

Lexicographical Neighbors of Sentencing

sentence
sentence adverb
sentence adverbs
sentence case
sentence connective
sentence element
sentence fragment
sentence fragments
sentence stress
sentence structure
sentenced
sentencer
sentencers
sentences
sentencewise
sentencing (current term)
sentencings
sententia
sententiae
sentential
sentential function
sententiality
sententially
sententiaries
sententiary
sententiosities
sententiosity
sententious
sententiously
sententiousness

Literary usage of Sentencing

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Criminal Justice & Community Response to Rape by Joel Epstein (1995)
"In most jurisdictions victims are encouraged to attend the sentencing and to submit a victim impact statement." In the view of many rape-victim advocates, ..."

2. State Responses to Serious & Violent Juvenile Crime by Patricia Torbet, Richard Gable, Imogene Montgomery (1996)
"Chapter 3 Judicial Disposition/ sentencing Authority Trend: More State legislatures are experimenting with new disposition/sentencing options. ..."

3. Peer Justice and Youth Empowerment: An Implementation Guide for Teen Court by Tracy M. Godwin, David J. Steinhart, Betsy A. Fulton (1997)
"Essays Essays are another popular sentencing option used by teen courts. ... Determining Additional sentencing Options and Services In addition to the ..."

4. Violence Against Women in South Africa: The State Response to Domestic by Binaifer Nowrojee, Bronwen Manby, Human Rights Watch/Africa (1995)
"272 sentencing Sentences in rape cases show a conspicuous lack of consistency, ... The lack of clear sentencing guidelines or even a minimum sentence allows ..."

5. National Judicial Reporting Program, 1990 by Patrick L. Langan, Richard Solari (1995)
"Average number of days between arrest and sentencing for felony cases, by nature of conviction, ln State courts, 1990 Number of days between arrest and ..."

6. Transactions of the National Association for the Promotion of Social Science by George Woodyatt Hastings, Andrew Edgar, Charles Wager Ryalls, Edwin Pears (1877)
"A Paper, by Mr. ROBERT JOHNSON, on ' A Cumulative System of sentencing,'' ... The extension of the principle of cumulative sentencing was open to so much ..."

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