safety net


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safety net

n.
1. A large net for catching one that falls or jumps, as from a circus trapeze.
2. A guarantee, as of professional, physical, or financial security: the safety net of a generous pension plan.

safety net

n
1. a net used in a circus to catch high-wire and trapeze artistes if they fall
2. any means of protection from hardship or loss, such as insurance

safe′ty net`


n.
1. a protective net suspended under a person working at a height.
2. something that provides protection or security.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.safety net - a guarantee of professional or financial security
guarantee - an unconditional commitment that something will happen or that something is true; "there is no guarantee that they are not lying"
2.safety net - a large strong net to catch circus acrobats who fall or jump from a trapeze
meshwork, meshing, network, mesh, net - an open fabric of string or rope or wire woven together at regular intervals
Translations

safety net

n (in circus) → rete f di protezione (fig) (safeguard) → ancora di salvezza
to slip through the social security safety net (fig) → scivolare attraverso le maglie dell'assistenza sociale
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