salutary

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈsæljʊtəri/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈsælyəˌtɛri/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(salyə ter′ē)



WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2020
sal•u•tar•y /ˈsælyəˌtɛri/USA pronunciation   adj. 
  1. favorable to or promoting health:That vitamin has a salutary effect.
  2. causing or leading to a good result:a salutary change in medical procedures.
See -salv-.
WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
sal•u•tar•y  (salyə ter′ē),USA pronunciation adj. 
  1. favorable to or promoting health; healthful.
  2. promoting or conducive to some beneficial purpose;
    wholesome.
sal•u•tar•i•ly  (salyə ter′ē),USA pronunciation adv.  salu•tar′i•ness, n. 
  • Latin salūt(āris) (salūt- (stem of salūs) health + -āris -ar1) + -ary
  • 1480–90
    • 1.See corresponding entry in Unabridged salubrious. See  healthy. 

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
salutary /ˈsæljʊtərɪ -trɪ/ adj
  1. promoting or intended to promote an improvement or beneficial effect: a salutary warning
  2. promoting or intended to promote health
Etymology: 15th Century: from Latin salūtāris wholesome, from salūs safety

ˈsalutarily adv
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