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salvo

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Etymology 1

From Latin salvo jure, literally, the right being reserved.

Noun

Singular
salvo

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  1. An exception; a reservation; an excuse.
    They admit many salvos, cautions, and reservations. --Eilon Basilike.
    2006 MetaFilter community weblog Britannica's issued a salvo against Nature's famous "Wikipedia and the EB are comparably error-strewn" analysis.

Etymology 2

From French salve, a discharge of heavy cannon, a volley, from Latin salve hail, imperative of salvere to be well, akin to salvus, well.

Noun

Singular
salvo

Plural
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  1. (military) A concentrated fire from pieces of artillery, as in endeavoring to make a break in a fortification; a volley.
  2. By extension, any volley, as in an argument or debate.
  3. A salute paid by a simultaneous, or nearly simultaneous, firing of a number of cannon.
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Italian

Adjective

salvo m (f salva, m plural salvi, f plural salve)

  1. safe, out of danger, saved, secure from
  2. safe, whole, intact, undamaged

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Noun

salvo m. (plural salvi)

  1. (proceeded by in) safe, in a safe place, to safety

Preposition

salvo

  1. except, but, save

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Conjunction

salvo che

  1. except that; save that, unless, if.. not

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Verb

salvo

  1. first-person singular present tense of salvare

Spanish

Adjective

salvo m. (feminine salva, masculine plural salvos, feminine plural salvas)

  1. safe

Adverb

salvo

  1. except, apart from

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