Share this entry

savior also: (British English) saviour
American English: /ˈseɪvjər/
British English: /ˈseɪvjə/

Translation of savior in Spanish:

noun

  • 1.1 (rescuer — person)
    salvador, (-dora) (masculine, feminine)
    Example sentences
    • Positioned as the saviors of the nation, foreigners slide all too easily into becoming its scapegoats.
    • So he let the crisis spin out in order to present himself, as in 1940, the saviour of the nation.
    • After all if what I was hearing from my fellow St Lucian was true then a savior or saviors were needed to effect a rescue.
    1.2 (Religion)the/our Savior
    el/nuestro Salvador

Definition of savior in:

Share this entry

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

QUIZ


    Next Score:
    Word of the day haughty
    Pronunciation: ˈhɔːti
    adjective
    arrogantly superior and disdainful
    Cultural fact of the day

    Carnaval

    Carnaval is the three days of festivities preceding Lent, characterized by costumes, masks, drinking, music, and dancing. Spain's most colorful carnival is in Santa Cruz, Tenerife, and Cadiz's carnival is also famous. In Spanish-speaking Latin America, the carnivals of Uruguay, Bolivia, and Venezuela are very well known.