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1 an attendant employed at a beach or pool to protect swimmers from accidents [syn: lifeguard]
2 a life preserver in the form of a ring of buoyant material [syn: life buoy, life belt, life ring]

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  1. Someone or something that saves lives.


  • Finnish: hengenpelastaja

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Life saver may refer to:

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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