life imprisonment(redirected from Life-sentence)
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(Law) (in Britain) an indeterminate sentence always given for murder and as a maximum sentence in several other crimes. There is no remission, although the Home Secretary may order the prisoner's release on licence
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|Noun||1.||life imprisonment - a sentence of imprisonment until death|
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