lifesaving

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English[edit]

Adjective[edit]

lifesaving (comparative more lifesaving, superlative most lifesaving)

  1. (uncommon) Alternative form of life-saving
    The lifesaving surgery is expensive, but so is a funeral.

Noun[edit]

lifesaving (uncountable)

  1. The act of saving a life, especially from drowning.
    I’m normally a big fan of lifesaving, but in his case we can make an exception.