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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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