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saving

sav·ing

saving

 
pronunciation:
seI vIng
parts of speech:
adjective, noun, preposition, conjunction
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: tending or serving to rescue or protect.
definition 2: compensating.
He has a saving sense of the absurd.
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: rescue or protection from danger or harm.
definition 2: a reduction in price or cost.
similar words:
slash
definition 3: (pl.) money accumulated by saving.
definition 4: something saved.
 
part of speech: preposition
definition: except; save.
similar words:
outside of
 
part of speech: conjunction
definition: except.
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