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safety

noun

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1 the state of not being exposed to danger
  • we were lucky to make it to safety just as the lions broke loose from their cage at the zoo

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2 a protective device (as on a weapon) to prevent accidental operation
  • the gun couldn't be fired as long as the safety was on

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The first known use of safety was in the 14th century

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“Safety.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/safety. Accessed 27 Jan. 2021.

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