life-saver


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life-saver

n
1. the saver of a person's life
2. (Professions) another name for lifeguard
3. informal a person or thing that gives help in time of need
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Translations

life-saver

[ˈlaɪfˌseɪvəʳ] Nsalvador(a) m/f; (= lifeguard) → socorrista mf
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

life-saver

[ˈlaɪfˌseɪvəʳ] n (person) → bagnino/a
it/he was a life-saver (fig) → mi ha salvato la vita
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