Meaning of SENTENCE in English
( n. )
In civil and admiralty law, the judgment of a court pronounced in a cause; in criminal and ecclesiastical courts, a judgment passed on a criminal by a court or judge; condemnation pronounced by a judgical tribunal; doom. In common law, the term is exclusively used to denote the judgment in criminal cases.
Webster's Revised Unabridged English Dictionary. Пересмотренный полный словарь английского языка Webster. 2012