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English definition of “life-saving”


adjective (also lifesaving)     /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 Treating and caring for people
(Definition of life-saving adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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