A judicial decision, especially one setting the punishment to be inflicted on a convicted person
To pronounce judgment against
A pronounced judgment
An expressed thought
He typed a short sentence, and then stopped.
Finally, in the trial of the king he demanded, with the Girondists, that the sentence should be pronounced by a vote of the whole people, and not simply by the Convention.
He left the sentence hanging and winked at her.
Bradshaw presided over the trial and pronounced the sentence of death.
He left the sentence hanging.