Definition of 'resort'
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The complete removal of the womb and both ovaries is a last resort. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The tsunami tears through the luxury resort where the family are staying. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This new island resort offers a uniquely luxurious base for exploring one of the most spectacular coastlines in the world. Times, Sunday Times (2016)My first beach resort was in Malaysia. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We decided to make use of the resort's childcare service for a couple of hours in the morning. The Sun (2017)With so many prisoners now rotting in their cells all day, it is easy to see why they resort to drugs. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Within hours of the student's body being found local police had suggested that he died after a night of heavy drinking in the ski resort. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The two men had reportedly clashed over who would use the resort gym. Times, Sunday Times (2015)We do it as a last resort. The Sun (2011)This is why underdogs so often have to resort to deception and look for a cunning plan. Times, Sunday Times (2013)This is a proper resort for real people. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The cowardly hound and his friends attempt to solve a mystery at an island resort. The Sun (2009)Add to elegantly appointed guest accommodation and you will see why this resort is simply irresistible. Times, Sunday Times (2009)These are places of last resort for people fraught for cash. Christianity Today (2000)Newquay has better investment potential than any other coastal resort in the country. Times, Sunday Times (2008)We have no option but to resort to direct action to clear the site. The Sun (2011)The first resort is to use internal remedies. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The lender of last resort said that progress has been made in implementing financial sector reforms. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The victims are alleged to have been plotting an attack on an unnamed tourist hot spot on the resort island. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Head to the north of the island, where there are lots of suitable beach resorts. Times, Sunday Times (2008)What has that to do with a small, luxury beach resort? Times, Sunday Times (2009)The contrast in atmosphere with the more formal Swiss resorts is striking. Times, Sunday Times (2008)I am of course resorting here to rhetoric and bare assertion. Philosophy at the Limit (1990)After all, the local economies in seaside resorts rely on being able to offer safe swimming off their beaches. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Summer occupation of ski resorts for climbing or walking is growing but is just 20 per cent of occupancy in a year. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The seaside town of Rhyl was once a Victorian seaside resort of spectacular grandeur. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The French hotel resort company offer all-inclusive deals that take the sting out of your ski hol. The Sun (2010)
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Translations for 'resort'
British English: resort /rɪˈzɔːt/ NOUN
A holiday resort is a place where people can spend their holidays.
- American English: resort
- Arabic: مَصِيف
- Brazilian Portuguese: resort
- Chinese: 胜地
- Croatian: odmaralište
- Czech: letovisko
- Danish: feriested
- Dutch: vakantieoord
- European Spanish: centro turístico
- Finnish: lomakohde
- French: station touristique
- German: Erholungsort
- Greek: θέρετρο
- Italian: luogo di villeggiatura
- Japanese: 行楽地
- Korean: 휴양지
- Norwegian: feriested
- Polish: kurort
- European Portuguese: resort
- Romanian: stațiune
- Russian: курорт
- Spanish: centro turístico
- Swedish: semesteranläggning
- Thai: สถานที่ตากอากาศ
- Turkish: tatil yeri
- Ukrainian: курорт
- Vietnamese: khu nghỉ
British English: resort 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.
His punishing work schedule made him resort to desperate measures.
Definition of resort from the Collins English Dictionary
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