Definition of wreckage in English:


Syllabification: wreck·age
Pronunciation: /ˈrekij


  • The remains of something that has been badly damaged or destroyed: firemen had to cut him free from the wreckage of the car
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    • Some vessels were so badly damaged that their wreckage became hard to identify.
    • What appeared to be wreckage from the car was stuck in a water fountain and in trees.
    • Six people remained trapped in the wreckage after the crash and it took almost five hours to free them all.

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