reprieve

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reprieve

reprieve (rĭprēvˈ): in law, see pardon.
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reprieve

1. a postponement or remission of punishment, esp of a person condemned to death
2. a warrant granting a postponement
3. the act of reprieving or the state of being reprieved
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