Translation of "reprieve" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary


verb [ T ] uk us /rɪˈpriːv/

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


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

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。

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