salvation

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From Old French salvaciun, from Old French salvatio.

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  • IPA(key): /sælˈveɪʃən/
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  • Rhymes: -eɪʃən

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salvation (countable and uncountable, plural salvations)

  1. (religion) The process of being saved, the state of having been saved (from hell).
    Collective salvation is not possible without personal salvation, but the latter is achievable.
  2. The process of being restored or made new for the purpose of becoming saved; the process of being rid of the old poor quality conditions and becoming improved.

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