What does capital offense mean?

Definitions for capital offense

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. capital offense(noun)

    a crime so serious that capital punishment is considered appropriate


  1. capital offense(Noun)

    A crime for which the maximum penalty is capital punishment.

  2. capital offense(Noun)

    A crime for which the maximum penalty is life in prison without parole.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of capital offense in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of capital offense in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Emilie Fe delos Santos:

    We filed a murder case, it's a capital offense so there will be no bail. There was aggravated treachery, abuse of superior strength and cruelty.

  2. Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf:

    Numerous recent studies have called into question the accuracy and fundamental fairness of Pennsylvania's capital sentencing system, these studies suggest that inherent biases affect the makeup of death row. While data is incomplete, there are strong indications that a person is more likely to be charged with a capital offense and sentenced to death if he is poor or of a minority racial group, and particularly where the victim of the crime was Caucasian.

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Translations for capital offense

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • ard-loghtManx
  • преступление, караемое смертной казньюRussian

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