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rescue

noun
 
 
/ˈreskjuː/
B1 [C, U] an occasion when someone is saved from a dangerous or unpleasant situation: an unsuccessful rescue attempt Preserving and savingDefending and protecting
come to the/sb's rescue to help someone who is in a difficult situation: I forgot my purse but Anna came to the rescue and lent me some money.Preserving and savingDefending and protecting
Translations of “rescue”
in Korean 구조, 구출…
in Arabic إنْقاذ…
in Portuguese resgate…
in Catalan rescat, salvament…
in Japanese 救助, 救出…
in Italian salvataggio, soccorso…
in Chinese (Traditional) 救援, 營救, 解救…
in Russian спасение…
in Turkish kurtarma, yardım…
in Chinese (Simplified) 救援, 营救, 解救…
in Polish ratunek, wybawienie…
(Definition of rescue noun from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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