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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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feeling of emptiness experienced by parents after the children leave their home
sauve ton coeur
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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")
Marriage between a man of royal or noble birth and a woman of lesser status, with the stipulation that wife and children have no claims to his titles or possessions or dignity. Still common at the beginning of the 20th C., the practice is now rare. Syn. Morganatic marriage, marriage of the left hand
[Hist.] So-called, because at the nuptial ceremony the husband gives his left hand to the bride, rather than his right, when saying, “I take thee for my wedded wife.”
United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund works for children's rights, their survival, development and protection, guided by the Convention on the Rights of the Child. UNICEF provides long-term humanitarian and developmental assistance to children and mothers in developing countries.
UNICEF is one of the members of the United Nations Development Group and its Executive Committee. Donate to help UNICEF meet the urgent needs of children.
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