Civil death

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civil death
 
n
law See also attainder (formerly) the loss of all civil rights because of a serious conviction

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civil death

noun
1. the legal status of a person who is alive but who has been deprived of the rights and privileges of a citizen or a member of society; the legal status of one sentenced to life imprisonment 
2. cancellation of civil rights [syn: attainder
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