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sentence (v.)

"to pass judgment," c. 1400, from sentence (n.).

sentence (n.)

c. 1200, "doctrine, authoritative teaching; an authoritative pronouncement," from Old French sentence "judgment, decision; meaning; aphorism, maxim; statement of authority" (12c.)

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