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lifesaver

[lahyf-sey-ver] /ˈlaɪfˌseɪ vər/
noun
1.
a person who rescues another from danger of death, especially from drowning.
2.
a person or thing that saves a person, as from a difficult situation or critical moment:
That money was a lifesaver.
3.
Chiefly British. a lifeguard.
Origin of lifesaver
1880-1885
1880-85; life + saver
Related forms
lifesaving, adjective, noun
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