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Oxford dictionary definition of the word sentence:
1a set of words that is complete in itself, typically containing a subject and predicate, conveying a statement, question, exclamation, or command, and consisting of a main clause and sometimes one or more subordinate clauses.
Logic a series of signs or symbols expressing a proposition in an artificial or logical language.
2the punishment assigned to a defendant found guilty by a court, or fixed by law for a particular offence:
her husband is serving a three-year sentence for fraud
slander of an official carried an eight-year prison sentence
he was under sentence of death
declare the punishment decided for (an offender):
ten army officers were sentenced to life imprisonment
Middle English (in the senses ‘way of thinking, opinion’, ‘court’s declaration of punishment’, and ‘gist (of a piece of writing’)): via Old French from Latin sententia ‘opinion’, from sentire ‘feel, be of the opinion’