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con·vic·tion

 (kən-vĭk′shən)
n.
1. Law
a. The judgment of a jury or judge that a person is guilty of a crime as charged.
b. The state of being found or proved guilty: evidence that led to the suspect's conviction.
2.
a. The act or process of convincing.
b. The state or appearance of being convinced: She spoke with real conviction on the matter.
3. A fixed or strong belief. See Synonyms at view.

con·vic′tion·al adj.

conviction

(kənˈvɪkʃən)
n
1. the state or appearance of being convinced
2. a fixed or firmly held belief, opinion, etc
3. the act of convincing
4. (Law) the act or an instance of convicting or the state of being convicted
5. carry conviction to be convincing
conˈvictional adj

con•vic•tion

(kənˈvɪk ʃən)

n.
1. a fixed or firm belief.
2. the act of convicting.
3. the state of being convicted.
4. the state of being convinced.
5. the act of convincing.
[1400–50; late Middle English < Late Latin]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.conviction - an unshakable belief in something without need for proof or evidence
belief - any cognitive content held as true
amateurism - the conviction that people should participate in sports as a hobby (for the fun of it) rather than for money
2.conviction - (criminal law) a final judgment of guilty in a criminal case and the punishment that is imposed; "the conviction came as no surprise"
final decision, final judgment - a judgment disposing of the case before the court; after the judgment (or an appeal from it) is rendered all that remains is to enforce the judgment
murder conviction - conviction for murder
rape conviction - conviction for rape
robbery conviction - conviction for robbery
criminal law - the body of law dealing with crimes and their punishment
acquittal - a judgment of not guilty

conviction

noun
1. belief, view, opinion, principle, faith, persuasion, creed, tenet Their religious convictions prevented them from taking up arms.
2. certainty, confidence, assurance, fervour, firmness, earnestness, certitude He preaches with conviction.
3. sentence, ruling, decision, verdict, judgment, punishment, decree, condemnation, pronouncement He will appeal against the conviction.

conviction

noun
1. The fact or condition of being without doubt:
2. Something believed or accepted as true by a person:
Translations
إِدانَه، تَجْـريمإِقْتِنـاع
odsouzenípřesvědčení
domfast trooverbevisning
meggyőződés
sakfelling, dómursannfæring
presvedčenie
obsodbaprepričanje
inançinanışkanaatmahkûmiyetsuçlu bul ma

conviction

[kənˈvɪkʃən] N
1. (Jur) → condena f
there were 12 convictions for thefthubo 12 condenas por robo
to have no previous convictionsno tener antecedentes penales
2. (= belief) → convicción f, creencia f
it is my conviction thatcreo firmemente que ...
3. (= persuasion, persuasiveness) he said with convictiondijo con convicción
without much convictionno muy convencido
to carry convictionser convincente
open to convictiondispuesto a dejarse convencer

conviction

[kənˈvɪkʃən] n
[defendant] → condamnation f
(= belief) → conviction f
with conviction → avec conviction
to carry conviction → être convaincant(e)

conviction

n
(Jur) → Verurteilung f; five previous convictionsfünf Vorstrafen; to get a conviction (police, prosecution)einen Schuldspruch erreichen
(= belief, act of convincing)Überzeugung f; to be open to convictionsich gern eines Besseren belehren lassen; to carry convictionüberzeugend klingen; his speech lacked convictionseine Rede klang wenig überzeugend; he’s a socialist by convictioner ist ein überzeugter Sozialist; he did it in the conviction that …er tat es in der Überzeugung, dass …; a man of strong convictionsein Mann, der feste Anschauungen vertritt; his fundamental political/moral convictionsseine politische/moralische Gesinnung ? courage

conviction

[kənˈvɪkʃn] n
a. (belief) → convinzione f
it is my conviction that → sono convinto che
to carry conviction → essere convincente
b. (Law) → condanna

convict

(kənˈvikt) verb
to prove or declare (someone) guilty. She was convicted of theft.
(ˈkonvikt) noun
a person serving a sentence for a crime. Two of the convicts have escaped from prison.
conˈviction (-ʃən) noun
1. the passing of a sentence on a guilty person. She has had two convictions for drunken driving.
2. (a) strong belief. It's my conviction that he's right.