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Topic: CHRISTIANITY

Date: 1200-1300
Language: Old French
Origin: Late Latin salvatio, from salvare; SAVE1

salvation

noun
     
sal‧va‧tion S3 [uncountable]
1 something that prevents or saves someone or something from danger, loss, or failure
be somebody's/something's salvation
A drug treatment program was Ron's salvation.
salvation of
The Internet turned out to be the salvation of the company.
2RRC in the Christian religion, the state of being saved from evil
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