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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
  • phương kế; nguồn, tài nguyên
Concise Dictionary
resourcesrɪ'sɔrs ,-z- /-'sɔːs ,-z-
+available source of wealth; a new or reserve supply that can be drawn upon when needed
+a source of aid or support that may be drawn upon when needed
+the ability to deal resourcefully with unusual problems

Thesaurus Dictionary
1 Often, resources. initiative, ingenuity, talent, inventiveness, imagination, imaginativeness, cleverness, quick-wittedness, capability, resourcefulness, aptitude, qualifications, strength, quality, forte, Colloq Brit gumption, Slang guts:
Has he the inner resources for the job that lies ahead?
2 Often, resources. capital, assets, money, possessions, wealth, property, cash, funds:
She has sufficient resources to retire at fifty if she wants to.
Advanced English Dictionary
noun, verb
+ noun
1 [C, usually pl.] a supply of sth that a country, an organization or a person has and can use, especially to increase their wealth: the exploitation of minerals and other natural resources + We do not have the resources (= money) to update our computer software. + We must make the most efficient use of the available financial resources. + We agreed to pool our resources (= so that everyone gives sth). + the allocation of limited resources
2 [C] something that can be used to help achieve an aim, especially a book, equipment, etc. that provides information for teachers and students: The database could be used as a teaching resource in colleges. + Time is your most valuable resource, especially in examinations. + resource books for teachers + a library resource centre
3 (resources) [pl.] personal qualities such as courage and imagination that help you deal with difficult situations: He has no inner resources and hates being alone.
+ verb [VN] to provide sth with the money or equipment that is needed: Schools in the area are still inadequately resourced.
Collocation Dictionary


considerable, enormous, large, major, substantial
The library is an enormous resource for historians of medieval France.
| important, vital | adequate, sufficient | limited, meagre, scarce | renewable, sustainable, unlimited | finite, limited, non-renewable | available | additional, extra | invaluable, useful, valuable
Time is your most valuable resource, especially in examinations.
| untapped | natural | material, physical | energy, mineral, oil, water | capital, economic, financial
The school has limited financial resources.
| human, staff | information, learning, library, teaching
The database could be used as a teaching resource in colleges.
| national | inner, personal
She is someone of considerable personal resources.


be rich in, have
Australia is a country rich in natural resources. We do not have the resources (= the money)to update our computer software.
| lack | pool, share
We'll get by if we pool our resources.
| allocate, distribute, provide | divert, reallocate, redistribute
the government's role in diverting resources into social policies
| draw on, exploit, manage, mobilize, tap, use
to mobilize resources in the community to provide shelter for the homeless We need to manage our resources better.
| deplete, use up | squander, waste | conserve


centre | allocation, management | depletion | constraints, implications


access to resources, the allocation/distribution/provision of resources, the exploitation of resources, a lack of resources, the use of resources
We must make the most efficient use of the available resources.

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