a guarantee of professional or financial security
a large strong net to catch circus acrobats who fall or jump from a trapeze
A large net placed horizontally beneath performing aerialists such as trapeze artists or tightrope walkers, intended to catch a performer who falls and to protect him or her from harm.
Anything, such as a governmental program, that provides security against extreme disadvantage or misfortune.
The numerical value of safety net in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of safety net in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
I am truly without any safety net, and if they touch me or try to grab me I will fall.
Essentially it's providing a safety net for the whole world. It's nothing short of that.
Sometimes he goes from one character to another, to another, in the same take with no safety net, so it is really, really hard.
In the agricultural area, in general, conditions are hard, housing, transportation, the safety net, there are challenges there.
Therefore, if we want to reduce the financial devastation associated with illness, a sensible way to do it would be to strengthen the social safety net and reduce the cost of health care, the ACA tries to do both of these things, though we would need more evidence to know whether policies like the ACA can break the link between becoming ill and foreclosure.
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