amerciament


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amerciament

(əˈmɜːsɪəmənt)
n
a variant form of amercement

amercement, amerciament

1. punishment or penalty applied at the discretion of a court or other authority, as contrasted with a penalty predetermined by statute.
2. the imposing of such a penalty. — amercer, n.
See also: Punishment
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