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English definition of “rescue”

rescue

noun [C or U]     /ˈres.kjuː/
B1 the act of helping someone out of a dangerous or unpleasant situation: Lifeboats carry out many rescues every month. We huddled together on the cliff ledge, waiting for rescue. I didn't know anybody at the party, but the hostess came to my rescue (= helped me out of a difficult situation) by introducing me to a few people.Preserving and savingDefending and protecting
(Definition of rescue noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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