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Definición de “salvage” en inglés

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: gold coins salvaged from a shipwreck After the fire, there wasn't much furniture left worth salvaging.Preserving and savingDefending and protecting 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.Making things betterBecoming betterRestoring and reviving salvage     noun [U] They mounted a salvage operation after the fire.Preserving and savingDefending and protecting salvageable     /-ə.bl̩/ adjective There is nothing that is salvageable in the building - we have lost everything.Preserving and savingDefending and protecting
(Definition of salvage verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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