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English noun: conviction

1. conviction (cognition) an unshakable belief in something without need for proof or evidence

Synonymsarticle of faith, strong belief

Broader (hypernym)belief

Narrower (hyponym)amateurism

2. conviction (act) (criminal law) a final judgment of guilty in a criminal case and the punishment that is imposed

SamplesThe conviction came as no surprise.

Synonymscondemnation, judgment of conviction, sentence

Broader (hypernym)final decision, final judgment

Narrower (hyponym)murder conviction, rape conviction, robbery conviction

Domain categorycriminal law


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