salvor

salvor
salvor sal‧vor [ˈsælvə ǁ -ər] noun [countable]
INSURANCE someone who organizes or takes part in the rescue of lost or damaged goods or property, especially of a ship

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salvor UK US /ˈsælvər/ noun [C]
INSURANCE, TRANSPORT a person or company involved in saving ships that have been sunk or damaged, and the goods inside them: »

Salvors have to be capable of providing a variety of services, including towing a disabled ship, pumping off oil before it spills, and fighting fires.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • salvor — /sal veuhr/, n. a person who salvages or helps to salvage a ship, cargo, etc. [1670 80; SALV(AGE) + OR2] * * * …   Universalium

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