salvation

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From Old French salvaciun, from Latin salvatio.

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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).
    In Islam, salvation is achieved by praying in the mosque to Allah and following the sunnah of Muhammad.
  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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