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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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