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    Some words to understand

    Dear teacher,
    I am giving you a few words so as to increase my vocabulary. Please clarify these words.
    1_ How can we discern b/w "corporal punishment" and " capital punishment?"
    2_Crimes such as "arson" and " mugging?"
    3_Criminals like "vandal?"
    4_What exactly is crime "offence?"
    5_What is "prosecution?"
    6_What is "remand home?"
    7_What is "solicitor." Which side this lawyer belongs to?
    Please reply because i am on my way to improving my vocabulary.
    Thanks in advance,

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    Re: Some words to understand

    1- corporal- beating capital- death
    2- arson- fire mugging -street robbery
    7- in British English, thetre are two types of laywer- a solicitor, who does general law, and a barrister, who is more specialised. There isn't actually a job 'laywer'.

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