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English definition of “as a last resort”

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as a last resort

( UK also in the last resort)
if all other methods fail: British police are supposed to use guns only as a last resort.
Translations of “as a last resort”
in Chinese (Traditional) 作為最後一招,在萬不得已的時候…
in Chinese (Simplified) 作为最后一招,在万不得已的时候…
(Definition of as a last resort from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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