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English definition of “resort”

resort

noun 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

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.
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