Definition of "amercement"
  1. A financial penalty imposed by a court, where the amount is determined based on the court's judgment
How to use "amercement" in a sentence
  1. The judge decided the severity of the offense was high enough to warrant the maximum amercement.
  2. Upon reviewing the case, an amercement was issued in order to hold the negligent party responsible.
  3. The defendants are expected to pay the amercement as decided by the court within the stipulated time.

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