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fine

a monetary penalty imposed in criminal matters. Itmaybe accepted in instalments, and in some cases, essentially based on means, the court may remit (extinguish) the fine. In the UK there are maximum levels of fines laid down for certain offences. Some levels are changed every so often in accord with the change in the value of money. There are sometimes statutory equivalent periods of imprisonment laid down for failure to pay fines.
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And through it, you will find yourself prepared for the work that will be your finest hour.
As for that personal life, Clayton emerges in Our Finest Hour as a rather colorless figure whose feisty wife, liberal activist Sue Vaughan Clayton, provides most of the spark in their story.
Let us therefore brace ourselves to our duty and so b ear ourselves that, if the British Empire and its Commonwealth last for a thousand years, men will still say: This was their finest hour."
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A EVEN though I've always been a big Lexus fancier, I have to say that the GS300 wasn't Lexus's finest hour.
The 1998 G8 summit is fondly remembered as Birmingham's 'finest hour'.
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THE SIXTIETH ANNIVERSARY YEAR of the Battle of Britain marks a big change for the RAF Museum in Hendon, with the launch of their latest interpretation `Our Finest Hour'.
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The 2015 Finest Hour tour honours all those who helped defend Britain in 1940 and turns the spotlight not only on the celebrated 'Few' but also on the many unsung heroes who contributed to Britain's 'Finest Hour'.
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