savepoint

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

save +‎ point

Noun[edit]

savepoint (plural savepoints)

  1. (video games) A designated spot where the player can save their progress.
    I died just before I reached the savepoint and had to repeat everything from my previous save.
  2. (databases) A point during a transaction at which changes are committed, and to which the user can roll back if necessary.