Definition of 'recourse'
Example sentences containing 'recourse'
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A spokesman said:'We will now consider the further legal recourse that is available to us. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Innocent victims of online abuse must have a recourse to protection. The Sun (2014)And what legal recourse do parents have in a situation like this? Times, Sunday Times (2008)Accounts of previous riots suggest that migrant workers have little recourse when they are victims of exploitation. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The only recourse is disciplinary action. Times, Sunday Times (2013)She made some very good points, such as the lack of legal recourse for the innocent. Times, Sunday Times (2011)If not, the only recourse is legal action. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Try to avoid paying cash, as there is little recourse if things go wrong. The Sun (2015)When you suffer damage, you should be able to seek recourse. Times, Sunday Times (2009)And no dispute in French politics is complete without constant recourse to history. The Government and Politics of France (1989)Our recourse to legal aid has been exhausted, but the new lawyer has promised not to charge us too much. KANDAHAR COCKNEY: A Tale of Two Worlds (2004)Violence became a frequent recourse. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Indeed, a person married to a cruel or irresponsible spouse had little recourse but to run away or accept the unhappy situation. America Past and Present (1995)In the past, in the absence of legal recourse, chefs sometimes took a devious approach. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Their potential negligence may have put you in breach of your legal obligations as a landlord, and your tenant could seek recourse through a claim for damages. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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Translations for 'recourse'
British English: recourse NOUN
If you achieve something without recourse to a particular course of action, you succeed without carrying out that action. To have recourse to a particular course of action means to have to do that action in order to achieve something.
It enabled its members to settle their differences without recourse to war.
Definition of recourse from the Collins English Dictionary
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