determinate sentence

Definition of "determinate sentence"
  1. A specific and unchangeable prison term, not subject to alteration by a parole board or similar entity
How to use "determinate sentence" in a sentence
  1. He was given a determinate sentence of five years for the crime.
  2. The judge decided on a determinate sentence, meaning he will serve the full term.
  3. Despite the severity of the crime, she received a determinate sentence, with no possibility of parole.

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