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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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