Translation of "reprieve" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

reprieve

noun [ C ] uk us /rɪˈpriːv/

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

(尤指对死刑的)撤销令,缓刑令
He was sentenced to death but was granted a last-minute reprieve. 他被判死刑,但是就在行刑前1分钟被准予缓期执行。

an escape from a bad situation or experience

暂时解救;暂时缓解
The injection provided a temporary reprieve from the pain. 注射了一针后,疼痛暂时缓解了。

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