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English definition of “grace”

grace

noun [U]
 
 
/ɡreɪs/
extra time after the normal date that a payment should be made, work should be finished, etc. during which there is no punishment for being late: give sb a month's/a week's/two weeks', etc. grace The bank gives customers a week's grace before charging a late fee. China will give foreign companies up to a two-year grace period before taxing their capital goods imports. → See also fall noun
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