- A respite or recess.
- A purported Taliban spokesman has announced a 24-hour reprieve for two dozen South Korean hostages in Afghanistan.
- 1.to defer; to put off; to postpone; to delay; to suspend 2.to put in respite; to respite; to reprieve
- We have to postpone sending our answer to the request.
- The court tabled the theft case for lacking of evidence.
- The court has decided to stay the proceeding
- It is therefore requested that you exempt me from Advanced Test temporarily and require me to take it after enrollment.
- Art experts have appealed for the suspension of plans to restore one of Leonardo da Vinci's most celebrated paintings.
- He urged delay to a moment when the provocation would be clearer
- But the reality of discovery was a different matter, and he did all he could to stave it off.
- Commutation is distinct from reprieve.
- The judge pronounced to reprieve a condemned prisoner.
- Unless there is a reprieve the condemned man will hang on Friday.
- He was saved from the gallows by a lastminute reprieve.
- 30 jobs have been reprieved until next April.