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请看报道中的这样一句话:Tian Fengshan, former minister of land and resources, was sentenced tolife imprisonmentyesterday for accepting bribes worth 4.36 million yuan (US$538,000).

报道中的life imprisonment意思是“无期徒刑”,imprisonment指“关押;监禁”,life imprisonment可以解释为“终身监禁”,也就是“无期徒刑”。


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