Meaning of “extricate” in the English Dictionary

"extricate" in British English

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extricateverb [ T ]

uk /ˈek.strɪ.keɪt/ us /ˈek.strɪ.keɪt/ formal
extrication
noun [ U ] uk /ˌek.strɪˈkeɪ.ʃən/ us /ˌek.strəˈkeɪ.ʃən/

(Definition of “extricate” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"extricate" in American English

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extricateverb [ T ]

us /ˈek·strɪˌkeɪt/

to remove, release, or free someone or something from a difficult condition or situation:

They need education and other economic opportunities in order to extricate themselves from poverty.
The president outlined a plan to extricate the troops if the situation worsened.

(Definition of “extricate” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)