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preposition formal     save pronunciation in American English
  1. except

    No one, save perhaps his wife, knows where he is.

    save for:

    The room was completely dark, save for one candle burning in the corner.

    save that:

    We know little about his childhood, save that his family was poor.

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a rise in the level of a stream or river

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