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noun [countable/uncountable] rescue pronunciation in British English /ˈreskjuː/ 
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  1. an act of saving someone or something from danger, failure, or an unpleasant situation

    the dramatic rescue of 24 hostages

    come to the rescue:

    The failing company is hoping international banks will come to the rescue.

    1. a.
      [only before noun] relating to or involved in a rescue

      a rescue operation/attempt

      rescue services/workers

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