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American English: /ˈrɛspət/
, /riˈspaɪt/
British English: /ˈrɛspʌɪt/
, /ˈrɛspɪt/

Translation of respite in Spanish:


  • 1 countable and uncountable (no plural) (break) we worked for weeks without (a) respite
    trabajamos semanas enteras sin (un) respiro or sin descansar
    she gets no respite from the constant pain
    el dolor no le da tregua
    nunca siente alivio del dolor
    Example sentences
    • Charlie wasn't sure if she should try to keep the girl awake or not, but at last decided to give her respite from the pain by letting her rest.
    • Everyone is scurrying for shade and some respite from the sun.
    • Colourful deck umbrellas offer respite from the heat.
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