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English definition of “rescue”


verb [T]     /ˈreskjuː/ FINANCE, ECONOMICS
to save a person, company, economy, etc. from financial failure: The government is under pressure to rescue people who lost their pensions in the banking crisis. These are desperate measures aimed at rescuing a sinking economy.rescue sb/sth from sth The company was rescued from administration by the Government two years ago.
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