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reprieve

US [rɪˈpriv]
UK [rɪˈpriːv]
  • n.刑罚终止令;(尤指)死刑缓刑令;延缓;缓解
  • v.撤销…的死刑;缓期执行…的死刑;取消关闭;暂缓终止
  • Web暂止;死缓;缓刑组织
Plural Form:reprieves  Present Participle:reprieving  Past Tense:reprieved  
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v.
1.
~ sb
撤销…的死刑;缓期执行…的死刑to officially cancel or delay a punishment for a prisoner who is condemned to death
a reprieved murderer
被判死刑而缓期执行的杀人犯
2.
~ sth
取消关闭;暂缓终止to officially cancel or delay plans to close sth or end sth
70 jobs have been reprieved until next April.
有 70 个职位暂时保留到明年四月份。
n.
1.
刑罚终止令;(尤指)死刑缓刑令an official order stopping a punishment, especially for a prisoner who is condemned to death
2.
延缓;缓解a delay before sth bad happens
Campaigners have won a reprieve for the hospital threatened with closure.
活动家们为这家受关闭威胁的医院赢得了喘息的机会。

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