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A cancellation or postponement of a punishment
“Ibrahim recently received a reprieve when an Egyptian court released him and ordered a retrial - after a strong protest from the Bush Administration.”
Relieve of blame, responsibility
“The necessary delays in explaining the new evidence, the mechanics of ordering a reprieve and so on are then all simply omitted.”
To cancel or postpone the punishment of someone, especially an execution
“The threatened pits could be reprieved.”
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