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safe'ty net"




1. a large net rigged between a person, as a trapeze performer, and the ground as protection in a fall.
2. something that provides a margin of protection or security: the safety net of federal credit for financial institutions.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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