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Definición de “safety net” en inglés

safety net

noun [C] uk   us  

safety net noun [C] (NET)

a net put below people performing at a great height to catch them if they fall

safety net noun [C] (HELP)

a system to help those who have serious problems and no other form of help: The welfare state was set up to provide a safety net for the poor.
(Definition of safety net from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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