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Save

To except, reserve, or exempt; as where a statute saves vested—fixed—rights. To toll, or suspend the running or operation of; as, to save the Statute of Limitations.

save

conjunction bar, barring, besides, but for, excepting, lacking, leaving out, not including, short of, without

save

preposition but, except, exclusive of, less, minus

save

(Conserve), verb hold, keep safe, preserve, redeem, salvage

save

(Hold back), verb economize, hoard, keep, reserve, retain

save

(Rescue), verb avert, defend, fend off, give salvaaion, help, liberate, protect, safeguard, shield
See also: conserve, deposit, extricate, free, fund, garner, glean, hold, keep, maintain, perpetuate, possess, preserve, prolong, protect, release, remedy, renew, rescue, reserve, retain, shelter, store, sustain, unless
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Cink remained seated and the faux-pas had to be pointed out to Pavin - who, it should be said, saved the situation with some grace and no little humour.
The minister said that the commandos firstly killed that suicide bomber by using their skills and saved the situation which could have led to any huge loss.
They were 3-0 down at the break but two Jack Bircham penalties in the second half saved the situation.
Businesses in the UK were spending pounds 33 billion annually on training but it was immigrant labour who had saved the situation for many companies, not because of low wage costs but as a result of their high skills.
The Parliament Speaker, on the other hand, could have saved the situation in Lebanon and called for presidential elections had he approved the cabinet's evaluation for the constitutional amendment bill.