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TERM

deterrent

CONTEXT & COMMENTS

1) Def.: A means of preventing or discouraging something in general.
       • This sentence is expected to serve as a deterrent to others in the community.
2) Def.: A means of preventing further misconduct by an individual being sentenced.
       • The 36-month sentence is expected to serve as a deterrent to the defendant.

SUGGESTED TRANSLATIONS

1) factor disuasivo || medida preventiva || prevención (p. ej.: de la reincidencia)
      • Se espera que esta pena sirva para prevenir la reincidencia.
2) para disuadir (a alguien) || como escarmiento || como freno
      • Se espera que la pena de 36 meses le sirva de/como escarmiento al acusado.

Category

SENTENCING

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Created at 2/27/2014 10:27 AM by jonathanw
Last modified at 3/25/2014 9:08 AM by jonathanw