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prison term

noun as in time spent in prison

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She last spoke to him shortly before he began his prison term in Texas.

An Oregon man with ties to a white supremacist group was arrested and sentenced to an 18-month prison term.

Each charge usually carries a prison term of six to 20 years.

According to the BBC, the charge of piracy in Russia carries a prison term of up to 15 years.

If convicted, Mr Tilly, 48, could face a 10-year prison term and €750,000 (£600,000) fine.

So he bore down on the solemn declaration that she stood face to face with a prison term for perjury.

You've got me, unless, as Stuart himself explains, he is in for a long prison term and knows the diamonds won't do him any good.

Pleasant predictions of a long prison term with capital punishment as the happy alternative failed to disturb The Hopper.

I never expected to end my prison term with regrets; and I am probably the first man who ever did.

I know what such men can do, with a long prison term staring them in the face.


On this page you'll find 3 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to prison term, such as: tour of duty, slammer time, and stretch.

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