save the children fund definition, save the children fund meaning | English dictionary




1    tr   to rescue, preserve, or guard (a person or thing) from danger or harm  
2    to avoid the spending, waste, or loss of (money, possessions, etc.)  
3    tr   to deliver from sin; redeem  
4    often foll by: up   to set aside or reserve (money, goods, etc.) for future use  
5    tr   to treat with care so as to avoid or lessen wear or degeneration  
use a good light to save your eyes     
6    tr   to prevent the necessity for; obviate the trouble of  
good work now will save future revision     
7    tr     (Soccer, hockey, etc.)   to prevent (a goal) by stopping (a struck ball or puck).  
8    intr     (Chiefly U.S.)   (of food) to admit of preservation; keep  
9      (Soccer, hockey, etc.)   the act of saving a goal  
10      (Computing)   an instruction to write information from the memory onto a tape or disk  
     (C13: from Old French salver, via Late Latin from Latin salvus safe)  
  savable, saveable      adj  
  savableness, saveableness      n  
  saver      n  
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Collaborative Dictionary     English Definition
feeling of emptiness experienced by parents after the children leave their home
sauve ton coeur
No idea what this means MJB
a deliberate and strategic effort to engage one in a donor/investor relationship
stereotypical belief that disconsiders in terms of intellectual and physical qualities women who stay home to look after their children
parent whose children no longer live in the family home
to dress up as somebody or something, as a children's game
a broad difference in values and attitudes between one and another especially between parents and their children
care provided for old or sick people or children in a residential facility ("home")
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