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"resort" in British English

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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 ​statedpurpose: a tourist resort a holiday resort a seaside/​beach resort a ski resort

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(Definition of resort from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"resort" in American English

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resortnoun [C]

 us   /rɪˈzɔrt/
a ​place where ​people can go on ​vacations to ​relax or for an ​activity they ​enjoy: a ​ski resort
(Definition of resort from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"resort" in Business English

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resortnoun

uk   us   /rɪˈzɔːt/
[C] COMMERCE a ​place where ​people go for a ​holiday: a tourist/holiday/vacation resort He ​developed popular ​tourist resorts, ​including Caneel Bay on St John and Mauna Kea Hotel in Hawaii. a seaside/beach/ski resort
[C or U] the fact of doing something in a particular ​situation because there is no other way of ​achieving something: resort to sth A resort to more ​autocraticmeasures could be disastrous.
first resort used for ​talking about the first thing that you ​think of doing or using in a ​situation: Diplomacy ought to be our first resort. I'm not ​advocating detention as a first resort.
last resort used for ​talking about something that you only ​think of doing or using if all other ​methodsfail: As a last resort, ​savers could always ​open an ​ISA with their ​currentbank or ​buildingsociety. Experts say ​warninglabels are a last resort when a ​hazard can't be ​designed out of a ​product.
(Definition of resort from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “resort”
in Korean 휴양지, 리조트…
in Arabic مُنْتَجَع…
in Malaysian menggunakan…
in French avoir recours (à)…
in Russian курорт…
in Chinese (Traditional) 地方, 渡假勝地, 旅遊勝地…
in Italian località…
in Turkish tatil beldesi, sayfiye yeri…
in Polish kurort…
in Spanish recurrir (a)…
in Vietnamese phải sử dụng đến…
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 Chinese (Simplified) 地方, 度假胜地, 旅游胜地…
in Indonesian menggunakan…
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