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resort

noun
 
 
/rɪˈzɔːt/
B1 [C] a place where many people go for a holiday: a ski resortTourism and holidaysHotels and hostels
a last resort something that you do because everything else has failed: Soldiers were given the authority to shoot, but only as a last resort.Final and finally
Translations of “resort”
in Korean 휴양지, 리조트…
in Arabic مُنْتَجَع…
in Portuguese balneário, estância…
in Catalan complex turístic…
in Japanese 行楽地, リゾート地…
in Italian località…
in Chinese (Traditional) 地方, 渡假勝地, 旅遊勝地…
in Russian курорт…
in Turkish tatil beldesi, sayfiye yeri…
in Chinese (Simplified) 地方, 度假胜地, 旅游胜地…
in Polish kurort…
(Definition of resort from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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