Translation of "scavenge" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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scavengeverb [ I or T ]

uk /ˈskæv.ɪndʒ/ us /ˈskæv.ɪndʒ/

to look for or get food or other objects in other people's rubbish

(從廢棄物中)覓食;撿破爛
The flood has left people and animals desperately scavenging for food. 因遭受水災,村民和牲畜四處尋覓食物。
We managed to scavenge a lot of furniture from the dump. 我們從當地的垃圾堆裡撿到了許多傢俱。

If a wild animal scavenges, it feeds on the flesh of dead decaying animals.

(野生動物)以腐肉爲食

(Translation of “scavenge” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)