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wreckage

noun [U] uk   /ˈrek.ɪdʒ/ us  
C2 a badly damaged object or the separated parts of a badly damaged object: Two children were trapped in the wreckage. The wreckage of the car was scattered over the roadside. what is left of something that has been spoiled or that has failed: Kate was still clinging to the wreckage of her failed marriage.
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