Definition of save conjunction from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//seɪv//
; NAmE NAmE//seɪv//
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(old use or formal) except They found out nothing more save that she had borne a child. Word Originconjugation Middle English: from Old French sauf, sauve, from Latin salvo, salva (ablative singular of salvus ‘safe’), used in phrases such as salvo jure, salva innocentia ‘with no violation of right or innocence’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: save