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salvationnoun

uk   us   /sælˈveɪ.ʃən/
[S or U] (a way of) being ​saved from ​danger, ​loss, or ​harm: After the ​diagnosis, getting to ​know Mary was his salvation. a ​marriage beyond salvation [U] In the ​Christianreligion, salvation of a ​person or ​theirspirit is the ​state of being ​saved from ​evil and ​itseffects by the ​death of ​Jesus on a ​cross: The Gospel ​message is one of ​personal salvation.
(Definition of salvation from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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salvationnoun [U]

 us   /sælˈveɪ·ʃən/
something that ​preventsdanger, ​loss, or ​harm: That ​blanket was my salvation when my ​carbroke down in the ​snow. In some ​religions, salvation is the ​state of ​completebelief in ​God that will ​save those who ​believe from the ​punishment of ​God for ​evil or ​immoralacts.
(Definition of salvation from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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