reprieve

reprieve(
ruh
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priv
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (legal)
a. el indulto
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
The president granted certain undocumented immigrants a reprieve from deportation.El presidente concedió a ciertos inmigrantes indocumentados un indulto de la deportación.
b. la conmutación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The governor granted a reprieve to the prisoner just hours before his schedule execution.El gobernador le concedió una conmutación al prisionero pocas horas antes de su ejecución.
2. (delay)
a. el aplazamiento
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
The treatment was only a reprieve, because her illness was incurable.El tratamiento solo era un aplazamiento, pues su enfermedad no tenía cura.
b. la gracia
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
We got a one day reprieve from the rain and the wedding in the garden turned out gorgeous.La lluvia nos dio un día de gracia y la boda en el jardín fue preciosa.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
3. (legal)
a. indultar
The warden reprieved the prisoner from death and his sentence was later commuted to life in prison.El director de la cárcel indultó al prisionero de la pena de muerte y su sentencia fue posteriormente conmutada a cadena perpetua.
4. (to relieve temporarily)
a. salvar de momento
The mayor considered including the site on the historical registry and reprieved the building from demolition.El alcalde consideró incluir el sitio en el registro histórico y salvó de momento el edificio de ser demolido.
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reprieve
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (law)
a. el indulto
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
2. (fig)
a.
to win a reprievesalvarse de momento
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
3. (law)
a. indultar
4. (fig)
a. salvar de momento (project, company)
reprieve [rɪˈpriːv]
noun
1 (Jur) indulto (m); [of sentence] conmutación (f)
to win a last-minute reprieve ser indultado a última hora
2 (delay) aplazamiento (m); alivio (m) temporal
the building got a reprieve se retiró la orden de demoler el edificio
transitive verb
1 (Jur) indultar
to reprieve sb from death suspender la pena de muerte de algn
2 salvar
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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