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  • adj. That cannot be salvaged; not salvageable


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  • UNIDENTIFIED FEMALE: Oh, no! SANCHEZ: Two hundred and fifty -- that's almost half of these modular homes -- are now classified as unsalvageable, according to a homeland security inspector general's report.

    CNN Transcript Nov 14, 2006

  • That would be false; we merely count infants born under 500g birthweight as stillborn even if they're born alive, since they are considered "unsalvageable".

    The best place on earth - Canada -

  • E*Trade Financial declined 58 cents, or 21%, to 2.25, after rating agency Egan-Jones cut the New York electronic brokerage firm's credit rating to CCC from CC, adding that the company might be "unsalvageable" if it doesn't get more support.

    Mortgage Woes Deflate

  • Although it called the text "unsalvageable," it did leave the door ajar for re-engaging in the event organizers come up with an acceptable document.

    Gates of Vienna

  • But the US declared the Durban II declaration "unsalvageable" before these edits were made, and it looks like this still may be the case.

    Examiner California Headlines

  • After attending a series of discussions in Geneva ahead of the conference, the US decided that the process was "unsalvageable" from its point of view. - Comments

  • The administration believes the draft document is "unsalvageable" because of language that demonizes Israel, reconstructs free speech rights and highlights a call for reparations for slavery, the spokesperson added.


  • MMPI officials Mark Falanga and Lloyd Davidson described and documented an "unsalvageable" electrical system rife with fire hazards and electrocution dangers.


  • "unsalvageable," and that the U.S. would not take part in further preparatory meetings or in the conference itself, unless there is a significant shift in the poisonous atmosphere and in the document to be issued.


  • "unsalvageable" in September 2005, subsequent studies and independent opinions have shown that it could be reopened.

    NOLA Indymedia


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