resort

  • 21 resort — RESÓRT1, resoarte, s.n. Sector, domeniu de activitate; p. ext. persoanele care îl reprezintă. ♢ Autoritate de resort = autoritate sub a cărei jurisdicţie intră o problemă şi care are competenţa de a o rezolva. ♢ expr. A fi de resortul cuiva = a… …

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  • 22 resort — 01. I m afraid that if you don t give the robbers what they want, they may [resort] to violence. 02. The police claimed they had no choice but to [resort] to using pepper spray to stop the rioters. 03. The U.S. may have to [resort] to recruiting… …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 23 resort — [[t]rɪzɔ͟ː(r)t[/t]] ♦♦♦ resorts, resorting, resorted 1) VERB If you resort to a course of action that you do not really approve of, you adopt it because you cannot see any other way of achieving what you want. [V to n/ ing] His punishing work… …

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  • 24 resort */ — I UK [rɪˈzɔː(r)t] / US [rɪˈzɔrt] noun [countable] Word forms resort : singular resort plural resorts a place that many people go to for a holiday a ski/seaside/mountain resort a resort island/town • (as) a last resort used for saying that you… …

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  • 25 resort — /rəˈzɔt / (say ruh zawt) noun 1. a place frequented, especially by the public generally: a summer resort. 2. a large hotel with special facilities offered, as sporting activities, health and fitness equipment, gambling, etc. 3. a habitual or… …

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  • 26 resort — re|sort1 [ rı zɔrt ] noun count * a place that many people go to for a vacation: a ski/seaside/mountain resort a resort island/town (as) a last resort used to say that you will do something only after trying everything else to solve a problem:… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 27 resort to — HAVE RECOURSE TO, fall back on, turn to, make use of, use, employ, avail oneself of; stoop to, descend to, sink to. → resort * * * re ˈsort to [transitive] [present tense I/you/we/they resort to he/she/it resorts to …

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  • 28 Resort — Außenschwimmbecken im Town and Country resort in San Diego …

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  • 29 Resort — Re|sort 〈[rizɔ:t] n. 15〉 Urlaubsort, der den Bedürfnissen von Feriengästen entspricht ● WintersportResort [engl.] * * * Re|sọrt [auch: rɪ zɔ:t], das; s, s [engl. resort, eigtl. = Ausweg, Rettung < mengl. resort = Hilfe, Hilfsmittel; Zuflucht …

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  • 30 resort — n. & v. n. 1 a place frequented esp. for holidays or for a specified purpose or quality (seaside resort; health resort). 2 a a thing to which one has recourse; an expedient or measure (a taxi was our best resort). b (foll. by to) recourse to; use …

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  • 31 resort — I. noun Etymology: Middle English, return, source of aid, from Anglo French, from resortir to rebound, resort, from re + Old French sortir to go out, leave Date: 14th century 1. a. one that affords aid or refuge ; resource < went to them as a… …

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  • 32 resort — /ri zawrt /, v.i. 1. to have recourse for use, help, or accomplishing something, often as a final available option or resource: to resort to war. 2. to go, esp. frequently or customarily: a beach to which many people resort. n. 3. a place to… …

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  • 33 resort — [rɪˈzɔːt] noun [C] I a place where people go for a holiday a ski resort[/ex] • (as) a last resort used for saying that you will do something only after trying everything else to solve a problem[/ex] We would only expel a student as a last… …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 34 resort — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ fashionable, favourite/favorite, popular ▪ attractive ▪ bustling, lively (both esp. BrE) ▪ modern …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 35 resort — noun 1) a seaside resort Syn: vacation spot, tourist center, vacationland; retreat; spa; informal tourist trap 2) settle the matter without resort to legal proceedings Syn: recourse to, turning to, the use of, utilizing 3) …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 36 resort — Synonyms and related words: ability, action, ad hoc measure, affect, agency, alternative, amusement park, answer, artifice, attend, backup, ballroom, baths, cabaret, cafe chantant, cafe dansant, capacity, capital, casino, club, clubhouse,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 37 resort — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. i. gather, flock, frequent; turn to; have recourse to. n. haunt, meeting place; refuge, resource. See use, abode, amusement. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [A relief in the face of difficulty] Syn. expedient,… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 38 resort — re•sort [[t]rɪˈzɔrt[/t]] v. i. 1) to have recourse for use, help, or accomplishing something, often as a final option: to resort to war[/ex] 2) to go, esp. frequently or customarily: a beach to which many people resort[/ex] 3) a place with… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 39 resort — 1. noun /ɹɨˈzɔ(ɹ)t/ a) A compound of buildings and facilities located in a scenic area, providing lodgings, entertainment, and a relaxing environment to people on vacation. Gregory Parkinson presents resort for the first time this month. Its very …

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  • 40 resort — verb (resort to) 1》 turn to and adopt (a course of action) so as to resolve a difficult situation. 2》 formal go often or in large numbers to. noun 1》 a place frequented for holidays or leisure activities. 2》 the action of resorting to something.… …

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