English - Vietnamese Dictionary
recourse /ri'kɔ:s/Concise Dictionary
- danh từ
- sự nhờ đến, sự cầu đến, sự trông cậy vào
- to have recourse to something: cầu đến cái gì
- (từ hiếm,nghĩa hiếm) người trông cậy
recourses'rɪkɔrs /-'kɔːsThesaurus Dictionary
+act of turning to for assistance
+something or someone turned to for assistance or security
Advanced English Dictionary
1 resort, access, entrée, admittance, availability:
They are completely isolated and without recourse to help from the outside world
2 resource, backup, reserve, refuge, place to turn, alternative, remedy:
The company has no recourse against the authorities.
+ nounCollocation Dictionary
[U] (formal) the fact of having to, or being able to, use sth that can provide help in a difficult situation: Your only recourse is legal action. + She made a complete recovery without recourse to surgery. + The government, when necessary has recourse to the armed forces.
constant, frequent | limited | no other, only
I have no other recourse than to inform the police.
The study of these creatures has been conducted without direct recourse to living specimens.
VERB + RECOURSE
The mother of an illegitimate child had no legal recourse to the father.
An order was made against which he sought recourse in the supreme court.
Their system of dispute resolution avoids recourse to the courts.
by ~ to
people who deal with emotional pain by recourse to drugs and alcohol
| without ~ to
They tried to settle the dispute without recourse to the courts.
| ~ against
Citizens have learnt that they do have recourse against governments.
| ~ to
She often had recourse to her dictionary.
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