Hindi translation of 'reprieve'
reprieve /rɪˈpriːv रिˈप्रीव़्/
Word forms: reprieves, reprieving, reprieved
1. transitive verb
If someone who has been sentenced in court is reprieved, their punishment is officially postponed or cancelled.
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2. countable noun
A reprieve is a delay before a very unpleasant or difficult situation which may or may not take place.
A South African family have just won a reprieve in their fight to stay in Canada.
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Example Sentences Including 'reprieve'
Will waited, daring to hope the information might give him a reprieve.SACRAMENT (2001)
On his face was the look of a condemned man who was afraid that the news of a reprieve might be a rumour.Final Resort
But the point was that for now, at least, we had a reprieve.BETTER THAN THIS (2002)
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Translation of reprieve from the Collins English to Hindi Dictionary