reprieve Meaning in the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary
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Meaning of “reprieve” - Learner’s Dictionary

reprieve

noun [C]
 
 
/rɪˈpriːv/
PUNISHMENT an official order that stops a prisoner from being killed as a punishmentNot punishing and reducing punishment
SOMETHING UNPLEASANT something that happens to stop a bad situationNot punishing and reducing punishment
reprieve verb [T]
(Definition of reprieve from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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