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noun conviction pronunciation in British English /kənˈvɪkʃ(ə)n/
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singularconviction
pluralconvictions

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  1. 1
    [countable/uncountable] a decision by a court of law that someone is guilty of a crime
    The conviction of three youths was later overturned by the Court of Appeals.
    She has a conviction for dangerous driving.
  2. 2
    [countable] a strong belief or opinion about something
    She holds deep religious convictions.
  3. 3
    [uncountable] the feeling or appearance of being confident or very certain about something
    ‘Everything will be fine,’ she said, though without much conviction.
    The team’s recent performances have lacked conviction.

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