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lifesaving

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adjective life·sav·ing \ ˈlīf-ˌsā-viŋ \

Definition of lifesaving

:designed for or used in saving lives
  • lifesaving drugs

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First Known Use of lifesaving

1598


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lifesaving

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Definition of lifesaving

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

Examples of lifesaving in a Sentence

  1. All lifeguards are trained in lifesaving.

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First Known Use of lifesaving

1861


LIFESAVING Defined for English Language Learners

lifesaving

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adjective

Definition of lifesaving for English Language Learners

  • : designed for or used in saving people's lives


lifesaving

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Definition of lifesaving for English Language Learners

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


Medical Dictionary

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lifesaving

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adjective life·sav·ing \ ˈlīf-ˌsā-viŋ \

medical Definition of lifesaving

:designed for or used in saving lives
  • lifesaving drugs

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lifesaving

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medical Definition of lifesaving

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


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