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Definition of "commuted" [commuted]

  • Simple past tense and past participle of commute. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "commuted" in a sentence
  • "Jordanian jailed for killing sister over mobile calls AMMAN, Feb 22, 2010 (AFP) - A Jordanian on death row for the murder of his married sister who used her mobile too often in an apparent "honour killing" has had his term commuted to 10 years in jail, a judicial official said Monday."
  • "Now the figures in Canada, certainly of the conduct of released convicted murderers whose sentences have been commuted is not as accurate."
  • "The court has so far spent about $100 million and handed down just one sentence, a 35-year jail term commuted to 19 years for Kaing Guek Eav, alias Duch, for his role in the deaths of more than 14,000 people at the notorious S-21 torture center in Phnom Penh."