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salvage

verb [T]     /ˈsæl.vɪdʒ/
to save goods from damage or destruction, especially from a ship that has sunk or been damaged or a building that has been damaged by fire or a flood (尤指从失事船只、火灾或水灾中)抢救,打捞 gold coins salvaged from a shipwreck 从船只残骸中打捞出的金币 After the fire, there wasn't much furniture left worth salvaging. 火灾之后,没有剩下多少值得抢救的家具。 Preserving and savingDefending and protecting
to try to make a bad situation better 挽救,挽回 It was a desperate attempt to salvage the situation. 挽回这种局面的希望渺茫。 After the fraud scandal he had to make great efforts to salvage his reputation. 诈骗丑闻传出后,他不得不极力挽回自己的声誉。 Making things betterBecoming betterRestoring and reviving
salvage     noun [U]
They mounted a salvage operation after the fire. 火灾后,他们采取了抢救行动。 Preserving and savingDefending and protecting
salvageable     /ˈsæl.vɪdʒ.ə.bl̩/ adjective
There is nothing that is salvageable in the building - we have lost everything. 大楼里没有什么可抢救的了——我们失去了一切。 Preserving and savingDefending and protecting
(Definition of salvage from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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