reprieve

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الإنجليزية - الإنجليزية
To cancel or postpone the punishment of someone, especially an execution
The cancellation or postponement of a punishment
A document authorizing such an action
To bring relief to someone
To take back to prison (in lieu of execution)
Relief from pain etc., especially temporary
to grant a respite from punishment to
{n} a respit, a delay of sentence, ease
a (temporary) relief from harm or discomfort
{i} respite from a sentence, delay or commutation of a punishment (esp. death sentence); postponement, delay
{f} delay a punishment (esp. death sentence); provide temporary relief
the act of reprieving; postponing or remitting punishment
A temporary suspension of the execution of a sentence, especially of a sentence of death
A reprieve is a delay before a very unpleasant or difficult situation which may or may not take place. It looked as though the college would have to shut, but this week it was given a reprieve
Interval of ease or relief; respite
If someone who has been sentenced in a court is reprieved, their punishment is officially delayed or cancelled. Fourteen people, waiting to be hanged for the murder of a former prime minister, have been reprieved. Reprieve is also a noun A man awaiting death by lethal injection has been saved by a last minute reprieve
postpone the punishment of a convicted criminal, such as an execution
an interruption in the intensity or amount of something
Temporary postponement of execution of sentence
the act of reprieving; postponing or remitting punishment a warrant granting postponement (usually to postpone the execution of the death sentence) a (temporary) relief from harm or discomfort relieve temporarily postpone the punishment of a convicted criminal, such as an execution
relieve temporarily
To delay the punishment of; to suspend the execution of sentence on; to give a respite to; to respite; as, to reprieve a criminal for thirty days
Reprieve (rî-prêv´) verb, transitive 1 To delay the punishment of; to suspend the execution of sentence on; to give a respite to; to respite; as, to reprieve a criminal for thirty days 2 To relieve for a time, or temporarily
a warrant granting postponement (usually to postpone the execution of the death sentence)
To relieve for a time, or temporarily
Postponement or cancellation of a punishment
reprieval
reprive
gain reprieve
obtain a deferral or postponement
reprieved
past of reprieve
reprieves
plural of reprieve
reprieves
third-person singular of reprieve
reprieving
present participle of reprieve
reprieve
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