Noun(1) an unshakable belief in something without need for proof or evidence(2) (criminal law
(1) But not, they stress throughout the interview, out of a deep political conviction .(2) The anaesthetist in the above case was found guilty and his conviction was upheld in the House of Lords.(3) Or is it that people with vision and ideas lack the conviction to put them forward and risk sounding stupid?(4) she had a previous conviction for a similar offense(5) Accordingly, if we did retain conviction , our belief would no longer amount to knowledge.(6) You can then get away with the lie by telling it with enough conviction and plausibility that your audience believes you.(7) What is sought now to be done is to ask the court to overturn a conviction because he made a decision not to call evidence.(8) Australia must be met with the full force of England's conviction , and only victory in the coming weeks will provide that.(9) But this side showed great resolve and conviction and by the interval had drawn level.(10) The Court of Criminal Appeal quashed the conviction for murder and substituted one of manslaughter.(11) The breathalyzer readings resulted in the appellant's conviction before the trial court.(12) his conviction that the death was no accident(13) The answer is given with so much conviction that you have to believe him or at least believe that he believes it.(14) He pleaded not guilty, but his conviction was confirmed on appeal in February the following year.(15) Accordingly, the Court of Criminal Appeal quashed the conviction and ordered a new trial.(16) A conviction for that offence could not in any sense have been less than clear in its meaning.
1. declaration of guilt ::
verklaring van skuld
2. belief ::
3. certainty ::
4. condemnation ::
5. article of faith ::
artikel van die geloof
1. doubt ::
Different Formsconviction, convictions
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