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    1. a feature of a software program that automatically saves an open document or file: I like to live dangerously and turn off the autosave feature in my word processor.
    2. an instance of this function: an autosave every three minutes.
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verb (used with object), au·to·saved, au·to·sav·ing.
  1. to save (a document or file) using this feature.
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verb (used without object), au·to·saved, au·to·sav·ing.
  1. to be automatically saved: Most video games autosave after each new level.
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Origin of autosave

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