In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(loss) pérdida feminine(confiscation) confiscación masculine
- Their penalties included forfeiture of the potential remission of sentence otherwise available to them.
- Today, it is funded solely by active-duty payroll deductions of 50 cents, fines and forfeitures from military disciplinary actions, interest earned on the Trust and residence fees.
- In this case, the penalty should be forfeiture of the pistol and ring.
- The verdict is ‘guilty’ and the only punishment is forfeiture of the right to consider yourself a decent human being.
- As the March 11 th briefing paper pointed out, there is a danger of creating a ‘perverse incentive’ for police to focus on asset forfeitures because they are easier (and potentially raise money) rather than actual convictions.
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