Translation of "reprieve" - English-Spanish dictionary

reprieve

noun uk /rɪˈpriːv/ us

an official order that stops or delays the punishment, especially by death, of a prisoner

aplazamiento
He was sentenced to death but was granted a last-minute reprieve.

an escape from a bad situation or experience

aplazamiento, tregua
The injection provided a temporary reprieve from the pain.
verb uk /rɪˈpriːv/ us

to stop or delay the punishment, especially by death, of a prisoner

indultar, conmutar

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

adiar, salvar
The threatened hospitals could now be reprieved.

(Translation of “reprieve” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

reprieve

verb /rəˈpriːv/

to pardon (a criminal) or delay his punishment

indultar, suspender la pena
The murderer was sentenced to death, but later was reprieved.

(Translation of “reprieve” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)