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safe

adjective  us   /seɪf/

safe adjective (FREE FROM DANGER)

free from danger or harm, or not causing danger or harm: Have a safe trip. Is this medicine safe for children? I feel safe here. Safe also means not involving any risk or disagreement: She’s looking for some safer investments. [+ to infinitive] With most of the votes counted now, I think it’s safe to say that we won.

safe adjective (BASEBALL)

[not gradable] (of a player in the game of baseball) having successfully reached a base

safe

noun [C]  us   /seɪf/

safe noun [C] (BOX)

a strong box, usually made of steel, with a door and lock, where valuable things, esp. money or jewels, can be kept
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