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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Someone who saves from ruin, destruction, or harm; Someone who collects discarded or refused material

Usage examples (31)
  • Still, Mr. Marden did say that when a store goes out of business or has its inventory damaged, a third party-called a "salvor" - takes over and brings the merchandise to...
  • The company operates as the salvor-in-possession of the Titanic wreck.
  • But salvor Nilda Vazquez claims the Panamanian Ministry of Economy and Finance has granted her exclusive rights to the wreck.
  • However, since the book's publication, Vazquez has teamed up with an American salvor company and dived on the wreck with unknown results. for more
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