Definition of Reprieve. Meaning of Reprieve. Synonyms of Reprieve

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Definition of Reprieve

Reprieve
Reprieve Re*prieve" (r?-pr?v"), n. 1. A temporary suspension of the execution of a sentence, especially of a sentence of death. The morning Sir John Hotham was to die, a reprieve was sent to suspend the execution for three days. --Clarendon. 2. Interval of ease or relief; respite. All that I ask is but a short reprieve, ll I forget to love, and learn to grieve. --Denham.

Meaning of Reprieve from wikipedia

- Reprieve may refer to: In criminal proceedings, the act of postponing the enforcement of a sentence, particularly a death sentence, to allow an appeal...
- The Reprieve (French: Le sursis) is a 1945 novel by Jean-Paul Sartre. It is the second part in the trilogy The Roads to Freedom. It concerns life in France...
- Reprieve is a nonprofit organization of international lawyers and investigators whose stated goal is to "fight for the victims of extreme human rights...
- Death sentence with reprieve (simplified Chinese: 死刑缓期执行; traditional Chinese: 死刑緩期執行; pinyin: sǐxíng huǎnqī zhíxíng, abbr.: 死缓; Sǐhuǎn) is a criminal...
- Moments of Reprieve is a book of autobiographical character studies/vignettes by Primo Levi. The book features fifteen character studies of people the...
- the life of death row convict John Resko, who wrote his autobiography: Reprieve. It is Christmas, 1931, and John Resko (Ben Gazzara) wants to give his...
- awaiting execution. She told her mother that she did not want a petition to reprieve her from the death sentence, and took no part in the campaign. But at her...
- Reprieve from Paradise is a science fiction novel by American writer H. Chandler Elliott. It was published in 1955 by Gnome Press in an edition of 4,000...
- August 2013, but Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper signed a temporary reprieve that would postpone Dunlap's execution date. Dunlap's death sentence was...
- through seventh place play-off in that division. Technically a team can be reprieved from relegation if the team replacing them does not have a ground suitable...
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