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extrication

[ ek-stri-key-shuhn ]
/ ˌɛk strɪˈkeɪ ʃən /
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noun
the act of freeing a trapped or entangled person or thing:In an avalanche, rapid extrication of victims within 10 to 20 minutes of burial is essential for survival.Unexpectedly, it is the children who bear the burden of the family's extrication from the problems overtaking them.
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Origin of extrication

First recorded in 1610–20; equivalent to Latin extrīcāre (see extricate) + -ion

OTHER WORDS FROM extrication

non·ex·tri·ca·tion, noun
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