Translation of salvage in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /ˈsælvɪdʒ/

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • 1.1 [goods/valuables] salvar, rescatar the paintings were salvaged from the fire los cuadros fueron rescatados del incendio
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    • The rescue boat attempted to salvage the smaller vessel yesterday.
    • A number of attempts were made to salvage the ship but when they failed she was dispersed using explosives.
    • Attempts to salvage the ship were hampered by thick fog on Saturday night and the bad weather continued yesterday morning, French coastguards said.
    1.2 [pride/self-respect/reputation] salvar, rescatar how can he salvage his career now? ¿cómo va a salvar su carrera ahora?
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    • The threat to Mr Trimble's leadership will be assessed at the launch of a new round of intense talks aimed at salvaging the peace process in Downing Street today.
    • But public relations guru Max Clifford said he needs to start a media campaign to help him ‘win friends and influence people’ if he is to stand any chance of salvaging his career.
    • He still ‘feels like a Celtic player’ but appreciates there is no prospect of him salvaging his reputation under O'Neill.


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Cultural fact of the day

Mexico's muralist movement flourished between the two World Wars during a time of nationalist fervor. It was led by Diego Rivera, José Clemente Orozco, and David Alfaro Siqueiros. Their work reflected revolutionary themes and working-class struggle. They decorated many public buildings.