《中英對照讀新聞》Supreme Court confirms 20 years in prison for ex-president Park 韓最高法院確認前總統朴槿惠判刑20年
The highest court on Thursday upheld a 20-year prison term for former President Park Geun-hye, closing the final chapter in one of the greatest political scandals in South Korea to date.
The Court confirmed the lower court’s decision to sentence Park to 20 years in prison and levy an 18 billion won fine for her part in a corruption case that cost her the presidency in 2017. The court also confirmed an additional forfeiture of 3.5 billion won.
She will be 87 years old by the time her prison term ends in 2039. She is the fourth Korean president to go to prison, the others being Roh Tae-woo, Chun Doo-hwan and Lee Myung-bak.
to date：片語，迄（至）今、到目前為止。例句：This is her best performance to date.（這是她至今最佳的表現。）
levy：動詞，徵收（稅、兵員）。例句：The government levies taxes for annual expenditure.（政府為年度開支徵稅。）
forfeiture：名詞，沒收、因違法而喪失。例句：She was deep in debt and facing forfeiture of his property.（她負債累累，面臨財產遭沒收的處境。）