French translation of 'respite'
- (= break)
répit mthere was no respite from ...
⇒ There was absolutely no respite from the noise.
Le bruit ne laissait aucun instant de répit.
- (= delay)
⇒ The creditors gave them three months' respite.
Les créanciers leur ont accordé trois mois de répit.
Example Sentences Including 'respite'
The game had gone far enough for tonight, and it was time to call for a respite.Wall Games
And I," she added with twinkling eyes, `will have a respite from you folk!Adrienne and the Chalet School
I he respite had been all too brief; How the wretchedness that dogged his waking hours came back with added spite, burning like fever.Stage Fright
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Translation of respite from the Collins English to French Dictionary