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  1. safety net(noun)

    a guarantee of professional or financial security

  2. safety net(noun)

    a large strong net to catch circus acrobats who fall or jump from a trapeze


  1. safety net(Noun)

    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.

  2. safety net(Noun)

    Anything, such as a governmental program, that provides security against extreme disadvantage or misfortune.

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