salvavidas translation | Spanish-English dictionary

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salvavidas

  
a       sm inv   (=flotador)   lifebelt, life preserver   (EEUU)     
(=chaleco)  
life jacket
b       adj inv   life-saving    antes de s     
bote salvavidas      lifeboat  
cinturón salvavidas      lifebelt, life preserver   (EEUU)     
chaleco salvavidas      life jacket  
Translation Spanish - English Collins Dictionary  
lancha salvavidas nf.
lifeboat

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'salvavidas' also found in translations in English-Spanish dictionary
adj.
salvavidas
adj.
salvavidas
n.
el chaleco salvavidas
"salvavidas": examples and translations in context
Los astronautas descartaran el salvavidas que tanto les ayudo. The astronauts are about to jettison the lifeboat that has served them so well.
Muchos en estos días buscan un salvavidas. Plenty of people these days looking for a lifeboat.
Además, se convirtió en un salvavidas económico para regímenes autocráticos de la región. Moreover, it provided an economic lifeline to the region's autocratic regimes.
La República Popular Democrática de Corea considera que la independencia es su salvavidas. The Democratic People's Republic of Korea regards independence as its lifeline.
Tengo un trabajo como salvavidas en Goa. I've got the job of a lifeguard in Goa.
Es mejor ser salvavidas que pescadero. Being a lifeguard is better than a fishmonger.
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