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English definition of “safe”

safe

adjective (NOT CAUSING HARM)    /seɪf/
A2 not dangerous or likely to cause harm : a safe play area for children a safe driver That ladder doesn't look safe. She wished us a safe journey . Is this medicine safe for children ? It's safe to cross the road now.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 CAUSING HARM) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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