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wreckage

noun [U]     /ˈrekɪdʒ/
a situation in which something has been badly damaged or destroyed: The bank's directors should not be allowed to walk away from the financial wreckage they created.
the parts of a vehicle, building, etc. that remain after it has been badly damaged: Experts were sent to inspect the plane's wreckage.
(Definition of wreckage noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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