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English definition of “recourse”


noun [U]     /rɪˈkɔːs/ US  /ˈriː.kɔːrs/ formal
using something or someone as a way of getting help , especially in a difficult or dangerous situation : It is hoped that the dispute will be settled without recourse to litigation .Helping and co-operating
(Definition of recourse noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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