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English definition of “safe”

safe

adjective (NO RISK)    /seɪf/
C1 describes things that do not involve any risk : I think we should go for the safest option (= the one that involves the least risks ). He never usually remembers my birthday , so it's a safe bet (= I am certain ) he'll forget again this time !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 (NO RISK) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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