salvo

salvo
noun
1. (firing of weapons) 
a. la salva (F) 
The enemy launched a salvo over the capital.El enemigo lanzó una salva sobre la capital.
2. (a round) 
a. la salva (F) 
The salvo of applause signaled the arrival of the famous singer.La salva de aplausos fue señal de la llegada del cantante famoso.
salvo
Noun
1. (also fig) 
a. la salva (F) 
salvo [ˈsælvəʊ]
noun
salvos salvoes (Mil) salva (f)
a salvo of applause una salva de aplausos
salvo [ˈsælvəʊ]
noun
salvos (plural) (Jur) salvedad (f); reserva (f)
salvo
adjective
1. (unharmed) 
a. safe 
Aquí están sus hijos, salvos y felices después de pasar el día en el parque. Here are your children, safe and happy after spending the day in the park.
preposition
2. (apart from) 
a. except 
Nunca nos vamos de vacaciones, salvo a la casa de mis abuelos. We never go on vacation, except to my grandparent's house.
Todos estaban entusiasmados por tomar un crucero, salvo Eduardo.Everyone was excited about taking a cruise, except for Eduardo.
c. save (old-fashioned) 
Will ha terminado su tesis, salvo la bibliografía.Will has finished his thesis, save the bibliography.
salvo
adjective
1. (general) 
a. no direct translation 
sano y salvosafe and sound
preposition
2. (general) 
a. except 
todos, salvo los enfermoseveryone except (for) the sick
salvo ella, nadie más conocía el caminoapart from her, nobody else knew the way, nobody knew the way except for her
salvo queunless
salvo error u omisiónerrors and omissions excepted
Noun
3. (general) 
a. no direct translation 
estar a salvoto be safe
poner algo a salvoto put something in a safe place
ponerse a salvoto reach safety
salvo
adjective
safe
preposition
except; except for; save
salvo aquellos que ya contamos except (for) those we have already counted; de todos los países salvo de Italia from all countries except Italy; salvo error u omisión (Com) errors and omissions excepted
adverb
a salvo out of danger; a salvo de safe from; nada ha quedado a salvo de sus ataques nothing has been safe from o has escaped his attacks
dejar a salvo
para dejar a salvo su reputación in order to safeguard his reputation; ponerse a salvo to reach safety; en salvo out of danger; in a safe place
conjunction
salvo que salvo si unless
iré salvo que me avises al contrario I'll go unless you tell me otherwise
Phrases with "salvo"
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salvo que
unless
sano y salvo
safe and sound
estar a salvo
to be safe
mantenerse a salvo
to stay safe
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