salvador
Usage note
This word must begin with a capital letter in the sense shown in 2).
el salvador, la salvadora(
sahl
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bah
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dohr
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masculine or feminine noun
1. (defender) 
a. savior (United States) 
A este político se lo recuerda como el salvador de la democracia.This politician is remembered as the savior of democracy.
b. saviour (United Kingdom) 
La considero mi salvadora porque me ayudó en momentos difíciles.I consider her my saviour because she helped me through difficult times.
c. rescuer 
Una de las rehenes declaró que justo en este momento llegó su salvador y la desató.One of the hostages said that just at that moment her rescuer arrived and untied her.
masculine noun
2. (religious) 
a. Savior (United States) 
Dios envió a Jesucristo, el Salvador.God sent Jesus Christ, the Savior.
b. Saviour (United Kingdom) 
Los creyentes esperaban la llegada del Salvador.The believers were awaiting the coming of the Saviour.
adjective
3. (rescuing) 
a. saving 
Creo que la generosidad es una de sus virtudes salvadoras.I think generosity is one of his saving virtues.
b. no direct translation 
Se desarrolló un nuevo tratamiento salvador de vidas.A new life-saving treatment has been developed.
Las decisiones tomadas por los médicos pueden ser salvadoras de vidas.Decisions taken by doctors can be life-saving.
salvador
adjective
1. (general) 
a. saving 
Noun
2. (persona) 
a. savior 
salvadora salvadora
1 (que rescata) rescuer; saviour; savior; (EEUU)
2 [de playa] life-saver
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