reprieve noun

ADJ. temporary | last-minute He was saved from the gallows by a last-minute reprieve.

VERB + REPRIEVE earn, gain, get, win | give sb/sth, grant (sb/sth) The railway line, due for closure, has been granted a six-month reprieve.

PREP. ~ from The family have won a temporary reprieve from eviction.

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