Extrication - definition, transcription

Amer.  |ˌekstrɪˈkeɪʃən|
Brit.  |ˌekstrɪˈkeɪʃən|

noun

- the act of releasing from a snarled or tangled condition (syn: disentanglement, unsnarling, untangling)

Examples

Several survivors were extricated from the wreckage.

They extricated the tractor from the mud.

She hasn't been able to extricate herself from her legal problems.

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