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Definition of "saviour" [saviour]

  • Chiefly British Variant of savior. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "saviour" in a sentence
  • "The iPad (will this release a larger-screen edition called the MaxiPad?) seemed like a saviour from the Amazon-kills-publishing price of $9.99, with projected pricing of ebooks at between $12.99 and $14.99, but it appears this was only, you know, unless Apple wants to do something else."
  • "For the man sent by the world as their saviour is none other than old 'Sticky Fingers' himself: Kofi Annan."
  • "Palin will be an interesting footnote in history - no long term saviour here I think."