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noun [countable] survivor pronunciation in American English /sərˈvaɪvər/
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  1. 1
    someone or something that still exists after an event that could have killed or destroyed them
    There were only two survivors of the airplane crash.
    a breast cancer survivor
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  2. 2
    someone who manages to continue a successful life despite very bad experiences
    adult survivors of child abuse
    My grandmother was a real survivor.

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