consecutive sentences

Definition of "consecutive sentences"
  1. Prison terms for two or more offenses to be served one after the other, adding up to a longer total time served
How to use "consecutive sentences" in a sentence
  1. He was given consecutive sentences for his multiple crimes, extending his time in prison.
  2. The judge ordered consecutive sentences for the fraud and embezzlement charges.
  3. Due to the severity of the offenses, consecutive sentences were deemed appropriate.

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