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extricateverb [T]

uk   us   /ˈek.strɪ.keɪt/ formal
to ​remove something or set something ​free with ​difficulty: It took ​hours to extricate the ​car from the ​sand. I ​tried to extricate myself from the ​situation.
extrication
noun [U] uk   us   /ˌek.strɪˈkeɪ.ʃən/
(Definition of extricate from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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extricateverb [T]

 us   /ˈek·strɪˌkeɪt/
to ​remove, ​release, or ​free someone or something from a ​difficultcondition or ​situation: They need ​education and other ​economicopportunities 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)
Translations of “extricate”
in Spanish librar, desenredar…
in Vietnamese giải thoát…
in Malaysian melepaskan…
in Thai ช่วยให้หลุดพ้น…
in French tirer (de)…
in German befreien…
in Chinese (Simplified) 使摆脱,使脱离, 解救…
in Indonesian membebaskan…
in Chinese (Traditional) 使擺脫,使脫離, 解救…
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