Definition of autosave in English:

autosave

noun

Computing
  • A software facility which automatically saves a user's work at regular intervals.

    • ‘Also, there is an autosave that saves after each of your turns.’
    • ‘It should also be noted that it has an autosave function besides the manual save option.’
    • ‘Finally, players never have to worry about the consequences of choosing a mission because of the inherent autosave feature.’
    • ‘Even with the patches, it still occasionally crashes to the desktop, bringing me to further appreciate the new autosave feature.’

verb

[WITH OBJECT]Computing
  • Save (work) automatically using the autosave facility.

    • ‘Also it doesn't seem to be autosaving even though I get a flash of ‘saving’ at every turn.’
    • ‘Note that this software doesn't autosave your work.’
    • ‘By default files are autosaved to the backup directory.’
    • ‘You play for five or ten minutes then put it aside (at the end of each level the game autosaves, and you can restart where you left off easily).’

Pronunciation

autosave

/ˈɔːtəʊseɪv/