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

rescue

 verb: Terrorism topic
to save somebody/something from a dangerous or harmful situation rescue somebody/something from something/somebody He rescued a child from drowning. The house was rescued from demolition. You rescued me from an embarrassing situation. The bank rescued the company from bankruptcy. rescue somebody/something They were eventually rescued by helicopter. rescue somebody/something + adj. She had despaired of ever being rescued alive.

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