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1lifesaving

adjective life·sav·ing \-viŋ\

: designed for or used in saving people's lives

Full Definition of LIFESAVING

:  designed for or used in saving lives

First Known Use of LIFESAVING

1858

2lifesaving

noun

: the skills needed to save the lives of people who are drowning

Full Definition of LIFESAVING

:  the skill or practice of saving or protecting the lives especially of drowning persons

Examples of LIFESAVING

  1. All lifeguards are trained in lifesaving.

First Known Use of LIFESAVING

1919

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