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sentence(n.)

1. decision of a court, esp. as to the punishment

2. the punishment - also (v.)

soft currency (n.)

currency that will probably fall in value and is not readily accepted

solicitor(n.)

1. UK lawyer advising clients & briefing barristers

2. US law officer for a city etc.

speculate v.

(risky) buying of foreign currency, land etc for rapid gain.:- speculation n.