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sal·va·tion

salvation

 
 
pronunciation:
sael veI shn
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act of saving or being saved from sin or evil, or the condition of being saved.
He had led a life of crime, and it was his loving wife that brought about his salvation.Christians are taught to look to God for their salvation from sin.
definition 2: rescue from disaster or suffering.
Rescue dogs brought salvation to the hikers who had been buried by the avalanche.
synonyms:
rescue
similar words:
relief
derivation: salvational (adj.)