masculine noun
1. (general) 
a. rescue 
El salvamento de los supervivientes del terremoto fue complicado por el peligro de derrumbe del edificio.The rescue of the earthquake survivors was difficult because of the danger of the building collapsing.
b. salvage 
El salvamento del cargamento valioso del barco se encargó a una empresa holandesa.A Dutch company was contracted to carry out the salvage of the ship's valuable cargo.
1. (general) 
a. rescue, saving 
equipo de salvamentorescue team
1 (acción) (gen) rescue; [de naufragio] salvage
de salvamento rescue; operaciones de salvamento rescue operations; bote de salvamento lifeboat
salvamento y socorrismo life-saving
2 (refugio) place of safety; refuge
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