Definition Of death penalty

noun

the punishment of execution, administered to someone legally convicted of a capital crime.

We would need to amend regulations to replace the death penalty with other penalties.

Example Of death penalty

  • For me the best argument I've heard for the death penalty is simply that a dead murderer never kills again.

  • He had said his clients should be spared the death penalty because they are mentally ill.

  • he was sentenced to the death penalty

  • I know I have a sense of vengeance, but how does that imply that I ought to support the death penalty ?

  • If convicted, however, he would have faced the death penalty since the homicide was intended.


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