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English definition of “save”

save

verb [I/T] (NOT WASTE)   /seɪv/
to prevent time , money , or effort from being lost or spent , or to help someone by taking an action to prevent time , money , etc., from being lost : [T] You’ll save time if you take the car . [T] The governor claims he can save the taxpayers $10 million a year . [T] If you’d stop and pick up the kids on your way home , it will save me from having to do it later .
(Definition of save verb (NOT WASTE) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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