Definition of 'life-saving'
Example sentences containing 'life-saving'
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It means they may fail to deliver a potentially life-saving electric shock to heart attack victims. The Sun (2016)Just a quarter of females are able to get access to drug trials that could provide them with life-saving treatments. The Sun (2016)His victim needed life-saving emergency surgery. Times, Sunday Times (2016)THOUSANDS of heart attack patients are missing out on potentially life-saving rehab. The Sun (2016)In many cases, an organ transplant is life-saving. The Sun (2016)The same would be true of life-saving drugs, for me and millions of others. Times, Sunday Times (2017)THOUSANDS of patients are being denied a potentially life-saving heart test, a report claims. The Sun (2016)HUNDREDS of thousands of cancer patients may be missing out on vital early treatment because life-saving scanners are underused, a report says. The Sun (2016)This woman got the life-saving cancer drug she needed. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Yet it is rich in potentially life-saving stem cells. The Sun (2014)Cancer patients spend hundreds of pounds on parking charges to attend hospital for life-saving treatment. Times, Sunday Times (2006)It has has already paid for an inflatable hospital and scores of life-saving operations. The Sun (2010)When she came round from life-saving surgery she had been fitted with two. The Sun (2014)That money could provide comfort to the dying or life-saving drugs for those in dire need. The Sun (2012)This meant that suddenly there were six people who could receive life-saving surgery simultaneously. Times, Sunday Times (2008)We hope people will come in to our shop and learn a potentially life-saving message. The Sun (2014)The pair were taken to hospital for life-saving surgery. The Sun (2011)He was rushed to hospital where doctors and a psychiatrist decided the life-saving liver operation was in his best interests. The Sun (2009)The wound is the legacy of a life-saving heart operation and serves as a permanent reminder of his early brush with death. The Sun (2013)The unnamed victim was rushed to hospital, where he spent a month having life-saving treatment. The Sun (2015)He said that patients must'get access to new life-saving drugs years faster than they do now. Times, Sunday Times (2014)A veterinary charity is warning pet owners to beware of tinsel after two cats needed life-saving treatment after eating it. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Trained in sports injury rehabilitation, she knows that recovery is about more than just life-saving operations. The Sun (2013)THE youngest of four brothers diagnosed with the same rare condition was back home last night after a life-saving bone marrow transplant. The Sun (2008)THE third of four young brothers with a rare disease is set to return to school after a life-saving bone marrow transplant. The Sun (2006)
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Translations for 'life-saving'
British English: life-saving /ˈlaɪfˌseɪvɪŋ/ ADJECTIVE
A life-saving drug, operation, or action is one that saves someone's life or is likely to save their life.
...life-saving drugs such as antibiotics.
- American English: life-saving
- Arabic: مُنْقِذٌ لِلحَيَاة
- Brazilian Portuguese: salva-vida
- Chinese: 救生的
- Croatian: što spašava život
- Czech: život zachraňující
- Danish: livreddende
- Dutch: levensreddend
- European Spanish: que salva vidas
- Finnish: henkiä pelastava
- French: de sauvetage
- German: lebensrettend
- Greek: σωστικός
- Italian: salvavita
- Japanese: 救命の
- Korean: 생명을 구해주는
- Norwegian: livreddende
- Polish: ratowniczy
- European Portuguese: salva-vida
- Romanian: salvator
- Russian: спасательный
- Spanish: que salva vidas
- Swedish: livräddnings–
- Thai: ซึ่งช่วยชีวิต
- Turkish: can kurtaran
- Ukrainian: такий, що рятує життя
- Vietnamese: cứu mạng
Definition of life-saving from the Collins English Dictionary
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