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
Translations

life-saver

[ˈlaɪfˌseɪvəʳ] Nsalvador(a) m/f; (= lifeguard) → socorrista mf

life-saver

[ˈlaɪfˌseɪvəʳ] n (person) → bagnino/a
it/he was a life-saver (fig) → mi ha salvato la vita
References in classic literature ?
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The Life-Saver fits into an accompanying, 27-litre backpack.