[ lahyf-sey-ver ]
/ ˈlaɪfˌseɪ vər /
a person who rescues another from danger of death, especially from drowning.
a person or thing that saves a person, as from a difficult situation or critical moment: That money was a lifesaver.
Chiefly British. a lifeguard.
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Related formslife·sav·ing, adjective, noun
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