Definition of 'reprieve'
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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 (2001)But the point was that for now, at least, we had a reprieve. BETTER THAN THIS (2001)
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Translations for 'reprieve'
British English: reprieve VERB
If someone who has been sentenced in a court is reprieved, their punishment is officially delayed or cancelled.
The team finished in bottom place, but will be reprieved from relegation next season.
- American English: reprieve
- Brazilian Portuguese: suspender temporariamente
- Chinese: > 缓刑被判
- European Spanish: indultar
- French: accorder un sursis à
- German: begnadigen
- Italian: sospendere l'esecuzione della condanna a
- Japanese: 執行を猶予する
- Korean: 집행 유예를 받다
- European Portuguese: suspender temporariamente
- Latin American Spanish: indultar
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