salvage translate to Mandarin Chinese: Cambridge Dictionary

Translation of "salvage" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


verb [T]
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
gold coins salvaged from a shipwreck
After the fire, there wasn't much furniture left worth salvaging.
Preserving and savingDefending and protecting
to try to make a bad situation better
It was a desperate attempt to salvage the situation.
After the fraud scandal he had to make great efforts to salvage his reputation.
Making things betterBecoming betterRestoring and reviving
noun [U]
They mounted a salvage operation after the fire.
Preserving and savingDefending and protecting
/ˈsæl.vɪdʒ.ə.bl̩/ adjective
There is nothing that is salvageable in the building - we have lost everything.
Preserving and savingDefending and protecting
(Definition of salvage from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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