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English definition of “safe”

safe

adjective (NOT IN DANGER)    /seɪf/
A1 not in danger or likely to be harmed: In some cities you don't feel safe going out alone at night.Safe and secure B1 not harmed or damaged: She said that all the hostages were safe.Undamaged, unbroken or in good condition safe and sound C2 completely safe and without injury or damage: After three days lost in the mountains, all the climbers arrived home safe and sound.Safe and secure safeness     /ˈseɪf.nəs/ noun [U] I'm a bit worried about the safeness of this machine for (= whether this machine will cause any danger to) children.Safe and secure
(Definition of safe adjective (NOT IN DANGER) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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