prison term

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Noun1.prison term - the period of time a prisoner is imprisoned; "he served a prison term of 15 months"; "his sentence was 5 to 10 years"; "he is doing time in the county jail"
term - a limited period of time; "a prison term"; "he left school before the end of term"
hard time - a term served in a maximum security prison
life sentence, life - a prison term lasting as long as the prisoner lives; "he got life for killing the guard"
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Twelve inmates benefited from the pardon over their remaining prison term, while 244 others had their prison term reduced.
The Tokyo High Court on Wednesday overturned a lower court ruling and gave a former president of the now-defunct Kokumin Bank a suspended prison term for aggravated breach of trust by granting about 9 billion yen in illegal loans.
Prosecutors demanded Wednesday a four-year prison term for a former Defense Agency official charged with breach of trust for causing losses to the state and accepting bribes in connection with the agency's procurement of equipment.
bank, was given a seven-year prison term without suspension.
Twelve inmates benefited from the pardon over their remaining prison term, while 228 others had their prison term reduced.
The Fukushima District Court handed down a prison term to a 16-year-old boy for rape and robbery Thursday, in the first case in which an offender who was under 16 years old at the time of the crime stood trial under the revised Juvenile Law.
Among them was Donel Marcus Clark, who received a 35-year prison term for a first-time conviction of selling large quantities of crack cocaine and marijuana in 1993 at the age of 29.
The first defendant, who was charged with plotting to murder several police officers with the second defendant and planning to opening a terror camp in Sudan, was sentenced to 20 years in prison and a travel ban equal to his prison term following his release.
The court also upheld the four-year prison term handed down to a compatriot accomplice of the accused for using hashish and an additional year for molestation.
Israr Ahmad was awarded 7 years prison term and fined to the tune of Rs 200000.
Their prison term was shortened for one month to 1 year and 5 months.
A third defendant who was convicted of committing the actual thefts was given a three-year prison term, while four others were given suspended prison terms.