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life-saving

adjective (also lifesaving) uk   us   /ˈlaɪfˌseɪ.vɪŋ/
done to prevent someone from dying: She had a life-saving operation to remove a blood clot. the charity's life-saving work in Africa

life-saving

noun [U] uk   us   /ˈlaɪfˌseɪ.vɪŋ/
actions that can save someone's life when they have fallen into water: a certificate in life-saving
Translations of “life-saving”
in Chinese (Traditional) 救命的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 救命的…
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