acknowledgment of guilt


English-Chinese law dictionary (法律英汉双解大词典). 2013.

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  • acknowledgment of guilt — index confession Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • confession — con·fes·sion n 1: an act of confessing 2: an acknowledgment of a fact or allegation as true or proven; esp: a written or oral statement by an accused party acknowledging the party s guilt (as by admitting commission of a crime) compare admission; …   Law dictionary

  • confession — /keuhn fesh euhn/, n. 1. acknowledgment; avowal; admission: a confession of incompetence. 2. acknowledgment or disclosure of sin or sinfulness, esp. to a priest to obtain absolution. 3. something that is confessed. 4. a formal, usually written,… …   Universalium

  • confession — I (Roget s IV) n. 1. [The act of confessing] Syn. concession, acknowledgment, admission, allowance, owning to, owning up*, revelation, revealing, disclosure, divulgence, publication, affirmation, assertion, unbosoming, utterance, vent,… …   English dictionary for students

  • confession — con•fes•sion [[t]kənˈfɛʃ ən[/t]] n. 1) acknowledgment; avowal; admission 2) rel acknowledgment or disclosure of sin, esp. to a priest to obtain absolution 3) rel something that is confessed 4) a formal, usu. written acknowledgment of guilt by a… …   From formal English to slang

  • confession — noun Date: 14th century 1. a. an act of confessing; especially a disclosure of one s sins in the sacrament of reconciliation b. a session for the confessing of sins < go to confession > 2. a statement of what is confessed: as …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • bland — blandly, adv. blandness, n. /bland/, adj., blander, blandest. 1. pleasantly gentle or agreeable: a bland, affable manner. 2. soothing or balmy, as air: a bland southern breeze. 3. nonirritating, as food or medicines: a bland diet. 4. not highly… …   Universalium

  • Lord's Prayer — • Although the Latin term oratio dominica is of early date, the phrase Lord s Prayer does not seem to have been generally familiar in England before the Reformation. During the Middle Ages the Our Father was always said in Latin, even by the… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • The Lord's Prayer —     The Lord s Prayer     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► The Lord s Prayer     Although the Latin term oratio dominica is of early date, the phrase Lord s Prayer does not seem to have been generally familiar in England before the Reformation. During… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • bad — 1) adj good. Originally from the terminology of the poorest black Americans, either as simple irony or based on the assumption that what is bad in the eyes of the white establishment is good for them, this usage spread via jazz musicians in the… …   Contemporary slang

  • admissions — Confessions, concessions or voluntary acknowledgments made by a party of the existence of certain facts. More accurately regarded, they are statements by a party, or some one identified with him in legal interest, of the existence of a fact which …   Black's law dictionary

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