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resortnoun

uk   /rɪˈzɔːt/  us   /-ˈzɔːrt/

resort noun (PLACE)

B1 [C] a place where many people go for rest, sport, or another stated purpose: a tourist resort a holiday (US vacation) resort a seaside/beach resort a ski resort
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resort noun (ACTION)

[U] the fact that you have to do something because there is no other way of achieving something: He got hold of the money legally, without resort to violence.
Translations of “resort”
in Arabic مُنْتَجَع…
in Korean 휴양지, 리조트…
in Malaysian menggunakan…
in French avoir recours (à)…
in Turkish tatil beldesi, sayfiye yeri…
in Italian località…
in Chinese (Traditional) 地方, 渡假勝地, 旅遊勝地…
in Russian курорт…
in Polish kurort…
in Vietnamese phải sử dụng đến…
in Spanish recurrir (a)…
in Portuguese balneário, estância…
in Thai หันไปพึ่ง…
in German Zuflucht nehmen zu…
in Catalan complex turístic…
in Japanese 行楽地, リゾート地…
in Indonesian menggunakan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 地方, 度假胜地, 旅游胜地…
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