Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples
IPA transcription: [ɹ'ikɔɹs]
Pronunciations of recourse
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meaning of the word
recourse, resort, refuge
act of turning to for assistance; "have recourse to the courts"; "an appeal to his uncle was his last resort"
Such recourse was insufficient to the denizens of Quicksand.
Can we suppose that he is ignorant of antiquity, and therefore has recourse to invention?
In the modern system of war, nations the most wealthy are obliged to have recourse to large loans.
Then how comes it that, of the five mothers reared in my cages, not one has had recourse to the clay rampart?
And whatever he told, his guest capped, narrating trick upon trick to which on different occasions he had had recourse.
Duncan, who knew that silence was a virtue among his hosts, gladly had recourse to the custom, in order to arrange his ideas.
But should any difference arise between them they are to have recourse to law and oaths, according as may be agreed between the parties.
Knowing Vincent's loyalty to Holy Church and his obedience to authority, she determined to have recourse to her brother-in-law, the Archbishop of Paris.
On his return he had recourse to an operation of geomancy to find out where the lamp was--whether Aladdin carried it about with him, or where he left it.
It was not often that the gipsies used violence or openly resisted authority; they more frequently had recourse to artifice and cunning in order to attain their end.
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