priev


priev
re·priev·al;

English syllables. 2014.

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  • re|priev|al — «rih PREE vuhl», noun. = reprieve. (Cf. ↑reprieve) …   Useful english dictionary

  • un|re|priev|a|ble — «UHN rih PREE vuh buhl», adjective. that cannot be reprieved …   Useful english dictionary

  • Reprieval — Re*priev al (r? pr?v al), n. Reprieve. Overbury. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Unreprievable — Un re*priev a*ble, a. Not capable of being reprieved. Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • representative — rep·re·sen·ta·tive 1 adj 1: serving to represent 2 a: standing or acting for another esp. through delegated authority an agent acting in a representative capacity b: of, based on, or constituting a government in which the people are represented… …   Law dictionary

  • Re — Re; re·able; re·absorb; re·absorption; re·accept; re·access; re·accession; re·acclimatization; re·acclimatize; re·accommodate; re·accommodation; re·accounting; re·accredit; re·accreditation; re·acetylation; re·acknowledge; re·acquaint;… …   English syllables

  • reprieval — re·priev·al …   English syllables

  • reprieval — re•priev•al [[t]rɪˈpri vəl[/t]] n. cvb reprieve; respite • Etymology: 1580–90 …   From formal English to slang

  • reprieve — re•prieve [[t]rɪˈpriv[/t]] v. prieved, priev•ing, n. 1) to delay the impending punishment or sentence of (a condemned person) 2) to relieve temporarily from any evil 3) a respite from impending punishment, esp. from execution 4) a warrant… …   From formal English to slang

  • re|prieve — «rih PREEV», verb, prieved, priev|ing, noun. –v.t. 1. to delay the punishment of (a person), especially the execution of (a person condemned to death): »At the last moment the governor reprieved the condemned prisoner for three weeks. 2. to give… …   Useful english dictionary


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