rescue noun definition in Terrorism topic from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


 noun: Terrorism topic
1 [uncountable] the act of saving somebody/something from a dangerous or difficult situation; the fact of being saved We had given up hope of rescue. A wealthy benefactor came to their rescue with a generous donation. a rescue attempt/operation a mountain rescue team rescue workers/boats/helicopters2 [countable] an occasion when somebody/something is saved from a dangerous or difficult situation Ten fishermen were saved in a daring sea rescue.

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