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English definition of “deliver”

deliver

verb [T] (SAVE)    /dɪˈlɪv.ər/ US  // formal
to save someone from a painful or bad experience: Is there nothing that can be done to deliver these starving people from their suffering?Preserving and savingDefending and protecting deliverance     /-əns/ noun [U] formal We pray for deliverance from our sins.Forgiveness in religion deliverer     /r/ US  // noun [C] formal Moses was the deliverer of the Israelites from Egypt.Preserving and savingDefending and protecting
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