Meaning of “respite” in the English Dictionary

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"respite" in British English

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respitenoun

uk /ˈres.paɪt/ us /ˈres.paɪt/ formal

(Definition of “respite” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"respite" in American English

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respitenoun [ C/U ]

us /ˈres·pɪt, rɪˈspɑɪt/

a pause or rest from something difficult or unpleasant:

(Definition of “respite” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)