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salvage

verb [T] uk   /ˈsæl.vɪdʒ/ us  
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: gold coins salvaged from a shipwreck After the fire, there wasn't much furniture left worth salvaging. to try to make a bad situation better: It was a desperate attempt to salvage the situation. After the fraud scandal he had to make great efforts to salvage his reputation.
salvage
noun [U] uk   us  
They mounted a salvage operation after the fire.
salvageable
adjective uk   /-ə.bl̩/ us  
There is nothing that is salvageable in the building - we have lost everything.
(Definition of salvage from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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