1. a ship which has sunk, which has been badly damaged and cannot float
    ExamplesThey saved the cargo from the wreck. • Oil poured out of the wreck of the tanker.
  2. the fact of collapsing, or a company which has collapsed
    ExamplesHe managed to save some of his investment from the wreck of the company. • Investors lost thousands of pounds in the wreck of the investment trust.
to damage something badly or to ruin it
ExamplesThey are trying to salvage the wrecked tanker. • The negotiations were wrecked by the unions.

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