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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
(尤指從失事船隻、火災或水災中)搶救,打撈
gold coins salvaged from a shipwreck
從船隻殘骸中打撈出的金幣
After the fire, there wasn't much furniture left worth salvaging.
火災之後,沒有剩下多少值得搶救的傢俱。
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.
挽回這種局面的希望渺茫。
After the fraud scandal he had to make great efforts to salvage his reputation.
詐騙醜聞傳出後,他不得不極力挽回自己的聲譽。
Making things betterBecoming betterRestoring and reviving
salvage
 
 
noun [U]
They mounted a salvage operation after the fire.
火災後,他們採取了搶救行動。
Preserving and savingDefending and protecting
salvageable
 
 
/ˈsæl.vɪdʒ.ə.bl̩/ adjective
There is nothing that is salvageable in the building - we have lost everything.
大樓裡沒有甚麽可搶救的了——我們失去了一切。
Preserving and savingDefending and protecting
(Definition of salvage from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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