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English definition of “salvation”

salvation

noun [U]     /sælˈveɪʃən/
RELIGION in the Christian religion, the way that God saves someone from the bad effects of evilForgiveness in religion
FROM HARM something or someone that saves you from harm or a very unpleasant situation: Getting a dog was Dad's salvation after Mum died.Preserving and savingDefending and protecting
(Definition of salvation noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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