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Definition of "life-saving" []

  • That saves life, or is suited to save life, esp. from drowning (adjective)

Gnu Collaboartive International Dictionary of English: licensed under The Code Project Open License (CPOL)

Use "life-saving" in a sentence
  • "And it stands to reason that if all children had received basic healthcare - defined as life-saving vaccinations and diarrhoea treatment - child mortality would have come down even further."
  • "Mackey says "wake-up" stroke sufferers are more likely to miss out on a potentially life-saving clot-busting medication called tissue plasminogen activator, or tPA, that can only be given within the first few hours after stroke symptoms begin."
  • "The Disposable Pre-Paid Phone could be that life-saving device, which could get you out of a sticky situation."
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