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English definition of “save”

save

verb [I or T] (NOT WASTE)    /seɪv/
B1 to prevent time , money , or effort being wasted or spent : You'll save time if you take the car . [+ two objects] Thanks for your help - it saved me a lot of work . [+ -ing verb] I'll lend you a bag for your trip - it'll save you buy ing one specially .informal Can you save it for later (= tell me your news later when I am less busy )?Keeping and storing things
(Definition of save verb (NOT WASTE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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