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reprieve

noun [C]     /rɪˈpriːv/
PUNISHMENT
an official order that stops a prisoner from being killed as a punishment распоряжение об отмене смертного приговора Not punishing and reducing punishment
SOMETHING UNPLEASANT
when something happens to stop a bad situation передышка, временное облегчение Not punishing and reducing punishment
reprieve verb [T]
отменять смертный приговор, давать передышку
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