Truce

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Truce

  • (noun) an agreement between enemies or opponents to stop fighting or arguing for a certain time. “the guerrillas called a three-day truce”

Truce meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • युद्ध विराम, थोड़े दिन की सन्धि, अस्थायी संधि काल

Truce origin

  • Middle English trewestrues (plural), from Old English trēowa, plural of trēow ‘belief, trust’, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch trouw and German Treue, also to true.

Truce in a sentence (word usage in recent Hindu newspaper)

  • Ministries call truce, higher PF rate to stay … As it does not take a penny from the Consolidated Fund of India, it is not obliged to follow the …
  • Zomato Calls for Truce With Restaurant Owners, Says Willing to …, More than 1,200 restaurants in several major Indian cities have reportedly de-listed themselves from the dine-in programmes of services like …
  • IndiGo co-founder says feud still unresolved, reports of truce false, A co-founder of India’s biggest airline IndiGo, Rakesh Gangwal, said reports that a truce had been brokered between him and another …
  • 2nd jawan dies in 3 days as Pakistan violates truce in Poonch … The Indian Army “retaliated befittingly to the ceasefire violation” and caused …
  • Pakistan breaches truce again, 10-day-old infant injured in Sunday’s …, This is the second breach of truce in the last 24 hours. … sector, to which the Indian Army effectively retaliated,” said a defence spokesperson.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Truce 

  • it rhymes with juice…..so u give a juice to ppl who r fightin so tht it stops fr sum tym n dey can discuss over it:)

Truce pronunciation

Can there be a truce on trade talks? | India Development Debate

Reprieve

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Reprieve

  • (verb) cancel or postpone the punishment of (someone, especially someone condemned to death). “under the new regime, prisoners under sentence of death were reprieved”
  • (verb) abandon or postpone plans to close or abolish (something). “the threatened pits could be reprieved”
  • (noun) a cancellation or postponement of a punishment. “he accepted the death sentence and refused to appeal for a reprieve”
  • (noun) a cancellation or postponement of an undesirable event. “a mother who faced eviction has been given a reprieve”

Reprieve meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • दण्डविराम, अवकाश, घटाव, विराम, दण्ड या प्राणदंड की थोड़े समय के लिये रोक, प्राणदंड की थोड़े समय के लिये रोक, प्राणदण्ड स्थगित, अस्थायी रूप से हटाना, अवकाश देना, फांसी स्थगित करना, दण्डविराम करना, प्राणदंड की थोड़े समय के लिये रोक रखना, प्राणदण्ड स्थगित, अस्थायी रूप से हटाना

Reprieve origin

  • late 15th century (as the past participle repryed ): from Anglo-Norman French repris, past participle of reprendre, from Latin re- ‘back’ + prehendere ‘seize’. The insertion of -v- (16th century) remains unexplained. Sense development has undergone a reversal, from the early meaning ‘send back to prison’, via ‘postpone a legal process’, to the current sense ‘rescue from impending punishment’.

Reprieve in a sentence (word usage in recent Hindu newspaper)

  • Huawei reprieve is good and bad news for Asian tech stocks, The sector that just won the biggest reprieve is tech stocks. President Donald Trumps decision to allow U.S. corporations to resume sales to …
  • Sri Lanka: Death row prisoners win a temporary reprieve, The temporary reprieve given to these death row prisoners should become permanent and their death sentences should be commuted …
  • Tariff truce likely to give markets a reprieve, but just a temporary one, “Markets are likely to breathe a collective sigh of relief given the highly anticipated outcome of the meeting. However, the reprieve may be short …
  • From Water to Traffic – No Reprieve For Shimla, Last year it was a water crisis, this year it is the traffic chaos and accidents. Post the bus accident in Khalini area of Shimla on July 1 which …
  • Reprieve for Vijay Mallya as UK court allows extradition appeal, Controversial businessman Vijay Mallya was handed a lifeline by the England and Wales high court on Tuesday when it permitted him to …

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Reprieve 

  • sounds like relieve and means the same
  • reprieve rhymes with deprive, when you are deprived of energy you will take a break

Reprieve pronunciation

Mayawati Gets No Reprieve From Ban, Top Court "Satisfied" With Action