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reprieve

verb [T]     /rɪˈpriːv/
to stop or delay the punishment, especially by death, of a prisoner 撤銷,緩期執行(尤指死刑) Not punishing and reducing punishment
to provide something or someone with an escape from a bad situation or experience, especially to delay or stop plans to close or end something 暫時解救,暫時緩解;(尤指)取消關閉,暫緩中止 The threatened hospitals could now be reprieved. 面臨關閉危險的那些醫院現在暫時逃過一劫。 Preserving and savingDefending and protecting
(Definition of reprieve verb from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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