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life-preserving Line breaks: life-preserv¦ing

Definition of life-preserving in English:

adjective

Serving to maintain and continue life: life-preserving medical treatment
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  • Similarly he spoke of the sea as being at one time both life-preserving (to fish) and death-dealing (to humans), and "the path up and the path down are one and the same."
  • The police cannot and should be tempted into eye-for-an-eye tactics, but clearly there is room for improvement in the way that officers are engaging crime on the streets and a need for more cautious, life-preserving strategies in approaching crime scenes.
  • The life-preserving benefits of long-term oxygen therapy (LTOT) were established nearly 2 decades ago.

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