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reprieve

noun [C]
 
 
/rɪˈpriːv/
PUNISHMENT an official order that stops a prisoner from being killed as a punishment
zawieszenie lub zaniechanie wykonania wyroku
Not punishing and reducing punishment
SOMETHING UNPLEASANT when something happens to stop a bad situation
(chwilowa) ulga
Not punishing and reducing punishment
reprieve verb [T]
zawieszać wykonanie wyroku, przynosić ulgę
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