a sentence condemning a convicted felon to spend the rest of his or her life in prison.
- Life settlement
noun the sale of an existing life insurance policy to a third party for more than its cash surrender value but less than its net death benefit; the sale one’s life insurance policy to investor who pay the premium until the seller dies Examples Life settlement providers must be licensed in the state where the […]
[lahyf-sahyz] /ˈlaɪfˈsaɪz/ adjective 1. of the natural size of an object, person, etc., in life; of the actual size of a living original: a life-size statue. adjective 1. representing actual size adj. 1820, from life (n.) + size (n.).
plural noun 1. .
n. also life span, 1918, from life (n.) + span (n.1).