safety net

safety net


: a net that is placed below acrobats to catch them if they fall

: something that helps someone who is in a difficult situation

Full Definition of SAFETY NET

:  something that provides security against misfortune or difficulty

Examples of SAFETY NET

  1. The program provides a safety net for people who have lost their jobs.

First Known Use of SAFETY NET



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